IBSS mode is now supported by CT firmware.

Dave Taht dave.taht at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 17:57:39 PST 2014

On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 4:59 PM, Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com> wrote:
> A company that wishes to remain anonymous is sponsoring my
> effort to add IBSS (ADHOC) support to my 10.1.467 CT firmware.

Oh, wonderful. I would love to get babeld running on this stuff on
adhoc mode....

> The kernel driver must be patched to enable IBSS mode when
> CT firmware is detected.
> The firmware was improved by copying some of the missing IBSS
> code from the 999.x firmware branch.
> I still cannot get WPA2 encryption to work, but open authentication
> seems to work fine.  I still have a good bit more testing to do.
> I cannot get ath9k to do encryption in IBSS mode either, so I
> probably am mis-configuring something.
> If someone wants to try this out, please download the appropriate
> firmware binary from here:
> http://www.candelatech.com/downloads/ath10k-fw-beta/
> Either hack your own kernel, or grab my latest 3.17 kernel:
> git clone git://dmz2.candelatech.com/linux-3.17.dev.y
> I'm interested to know results if someone tries it out.
> Thanks,
> Ben
> --
> Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
> Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com
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Dave Täht


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