Subject: Re: wi hostap mode
To: David Young <>
From: Chris Gray <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/08/2003 23:48:16
On Saturday 08 March 2003 00:35, David Young wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 07, 2003 at 01:20:12PM -0800, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> > Last night at the San Diego BSD User's Group meeting, we poped a wavelan
> > card in my laptop running 1.6N, someone told me the commands to type, and
> > the laptop just came up as an access point!
>   This is more remarkable than you might think.  wi(4) is programmed
>   to comply strictly with Murphy's Law: it is virtually guaranteed not
>   to work at trade conventions, at user's group meetings, or anywhere a
>   poor performance could badly damage the good reputation of NetBSD or
>   its developers.

Are there any major agencies which mandate ML compliance? It would explain 
much observed behaviour. ;>