In one case, the following configuration was used:. Sometimes you may get a ping response, sometimes not, but invariably everything will lock up. To determine if your network connection between your wireless card and a base station is enabled, check ifconfig 8 output, status should be “active” there. In the kernel config file, it looks like this:. Windows gave the answer as it was using 0xcc and the card working. WaveLan Marketed WaveLan was marketed by several companies who also marketed their wireless bridges and routers. The interface should behave more or less like an ethernet interface.

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To use them, add one of the following to your kernel config:.

Using WaveLAN IEEE under NetBSD

The above example also shows how to set WEP keys, see ifconfig 8 for more documentation. Once you’ve booted a kernel with a The number of available channels depends on your country, Using the network Once you’ve booted a kernel with a In order to do this, use ” mediaopt hostap leee to ifconfig The ‘resources’ tab of each device in the wavepan Manager”.

On certain machines the wi will appear to work until traffic is actually sent, at which point it will lock the entire machine. It was also sold by many OEM companies.

WaveLan Marketed WaveLan was marketed by several companies who also marketed their wireless bridges and routers. You may also want to set different media and media options according to the output of ” ifconfig -m “, e. The WaveLan technology lead to the founding of the WaveLan was marketed by several companies who also marketed their wireless bridges and routers.


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WaveLan was later renamed to Orinoco, which was quite popular in itself. Assuming you haven’t changed anything yet, use ifconfig 8 and wiconfig 8 to show the card’s current configuration.

Acting as oucent access point In theory, there is no reason why the card could not be configured as a true access point.

Now with the latest generation, there are so many enhanced features with the WaveLan cards. Skip to main content.

The default for cards sold wavelam North America and most of Europe is 3; the default for cards sold in France is 11, and the default for cards sold in Japan is Once ieeee have good communication with the base station or other ad-hoc device, you should configure the wireless network interface just like you would any lucenf network interface. This document describes how to configure and troubleshoot IEEE You’ll see ping times go up, but your power consumption should decrease.

Assuming you have APM configured correctly, you should see the card go into power-saving mode when you disconnect the mains, and return to normal usage when it’s plugged back in!


See apmd 8 for details. Remember, these values are probably not right for you!!

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You can connect at almost any speed available. Some companies ueee their technology to developed their own high end bridges. Later on it was built into the laptops themselves. See also Hoang Q.

Lucent WaveLAN/IEEE Bronze

To find the correct value for your system, wavelsn need to either consult documentation if you can find itor write down every single range used by every single device under Windows, and pick a range that appears empty. You could easily find s of wireless cards attached to every single laptop that was purchased. In order to do this, use ” mediaopt hostap ” to ifconfig 8: This is probably obvious to some, but if you don’t see the PCMCIA card, the problem probably lies with the configuration of the pcic device.

Power-saving can be enabled with ” ifconfig ath0 wwvelan “, use ” ifconfig ath0 -powersave ” to disable it again.