Getting Atheros 5k to work with WPA in Ad-Hoc mode

Jouni Malinen j
Sun Sep 6 08:36:34 PDT 2009

On Sun, Sep 06, 2009 at 04:10:27PM +0200, Patrick Nagelschmidt wrote:
> Hm, I feared so. So what is the prefered solution to connect two 
> wireless boxes without an additional access point in between? Is WEP 
> the best I can do for this scenario or is there anything else I could 
> try to have a more secure WPA-approach up and running?

Make one of them an AP (you'll need Linux 2.6.31 for that as far as
ath5k is concerned) and the other one station. Then you can use 
WPA2 with CCMP and get proper key management.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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