problems with pseudo-ibss with driver version 0.4.4-kernel

Pavel Roskin proski
Tue Nov 7 09:25:33 PST 2006


On Mon, 2006-11-06 at 16:58 +0100, silvia lafuente wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to put two cards in pseudo-ibss mode, but it is coming out 
> impossible. They see each other in mode Ad-Hoc, but when I do: iwpriv 
> wlan0 pseudo_ibss 1, they don't see each other anymore. Also I have 
> tried prism2_param wlan0 pseudo_ibss 1, but it doesn't work either.
> The only thing I see is some "probe-message" when I use ethereal with 
> another card in Monitor mode.

I believe Pseudo-IBSS is broken or disabled in recent firmwares.  You
may want to use 0.8.3 firmware if the cards are using Prism2 chipset.
See the kernel log.  It's shown by dmesg.

Pavel Roskin

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