Antw: Re: Ad-Hoc network wońt work ?!

Manuel Sahm Manuel.Sahm
Wed Sep 3 01:09:57 PDT 2008

is it correct, that if I use the latest unstable version 0.6.4 and Kernel Version bigger than 2.6.26 the ad-hoc mode should work correctly ?
Thanks a lot

>>> Dan Williams <dcbw at> 02.09.2008 19:05 >>>
On Tue, 2008-09-02 at 19:46 +0300, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 02, 2008 at 09:47:02AM -0400, Dan Williams wrote:
> > 0.5.x doesn't have the necessary patches to (a) handle mac80211 mode
> > switches correctly, and (b) wait long enough for the mac80211-based
> > driver to bring up ad-hoc mode.
> > 
> > 1d3c75b3b6663ed9f3a9a8dea8d47056cce2680f
> This one is in my CVS tree for next 0.5.x release (hostap_0_5_branch).
> > 59c9707863336c1255936c755d24c8eb1ed8db2f
> This one is still waiting a backport since the patch did not apply
> cleanly and I only went through the trivial cases now. I'll get to it
> eventually.

There's also the mac80211 key clearing issue that I mailed about on
friday and provided patches for too, that should probably be fixed at
the same time.


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