Subject: Re: IBSS mode between Cisco Aironet and Lucent Orinoco: no play
To: None <>
From: Feico Dillema <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/28/2001 11:25:08
On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 11:40:08PM +0200, Johan Ihren wrote:
> The only interesting thing that differs is that the wi0 claims media
> to be "autoselect adhoc" while the an0 is just "autoselect". I don't
> know why this is, but I've had no success trying to fix it:
I don't know anything about your problem, really (didn't follow the
thread), but

> bash# ifconfig an0 media adhoc       
> ifconfig: unknown IEEE802.11 media subtype: adhoc

ifconfig an0 mediaopt adhoc
ifconfig an0 -mediaopt adhoc

is the right way to switch adhoc mode on and off resp.