Subject: Re: Cisco Aironet Wireless
To: Atsushi Onoe <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/05/2001 10:55:59
Atsushi Onoe writes:
> Though I've never tested Aironet in adhoc mode (aka IBSS mode),
> the card cannot interoperate with the WaveLAN's adhoc demo mode,
> which is no longer supported by Windows version of the Lucent driver.
> There is a chance to communicate these cards in IBSS mode if:
> 	the firmware of the WaveLAN card is upper than 6.xx
> 		You can retrieve the firmware in lucent web site,
> 		6.16/Winter 2001 version is OK
> 	setup the wi driver into BSS (not adhoc) mode and appropriate nwid
> 	via ifconfig(8).         ====================
> 	setup the wi driver to enable IBSS via wiconfig(8) utility.
> 		wiconfig wi0 -c 1
> We should clean up these different behavior of wireless cards...

I will be testing a brand-new Cisco wireless card this weekend, and the
only other devices I have are Lucent cards.  So I'll let you know if it
works. :-)