Subject: Re: wi(4) modes of operation
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/21/2001 11:29:51
In message <>, Brook Milligan writes:
>Does the wi(4) driver support any modes of operation besides the adhoc
>demo (i.e., non-802.11) mode?  At least with the 1.5 release version I
>cannot seem to get cards to communicate except in the default adhoc
>demo mode.  If that is incorrect, please let me know how to use, for
>example, 802.11 IBSS mode between two NetBSD boxes.  If the current
>driver has enhanced support I would also really like to know.

You can use a base station, but you need to actually have a base station.
There are Linux drivers that appear to be able to turn a PRISM II card into
a base station, but I don't think this has been imitated yet.