Re: [NTLK] Wireless LAN FAQ

From: Laurent Daudelin (
Date: Thu Mar 07 2002 - 23:58:37 EST

on 07/03/02 19:32, Alexander Oberd=F6rster at

>> I think the document needs to clarify the issue of operating modes.
>> There are basically three modes that a WaveLAN card can operate in:
>> 1) BSS/Infrastructure/Access Point mode. This is the mode where
>> 2) Ad-Hoc Demo Mode (AHDM).
>> 3) Independent Basic Service Set (IBSS).
> Ah. Thanks for pointing that out. I read about that IBSS vs. AHDM a few
> months ago, but I didn't know that Apple uses different modes in
> different versions of the driver. I'll add this info.
> But wait -- I could just set up a Wiki, so we can all work on the FAQ
> together. What do you think?
>> Laurent, forgive me if I missed a previous response to the question,
>> but how hard would it be to hack Hiroshi's driver to set the PortType
>> to 1, instead of 3? That should put the card into a state where it
>> could connect to an IBSS or *possibly* an Access Point.
> This touches another question which is not answered yet (imho). Is the
> source available? Where can it be found? Laurent said that it's on
> Hiroshi's site, but I can't find it.

It's not there anymore :-(

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