[Sugar-devel] [Design] Ad-hoc networks - New Icons
sverma at sfsu.edu
Wed Aug 19 00:59:29 EDT 2009
On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 3:47 PM, Benjamin M.
Schwartz<bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:
> Mathieu Bridon (bochecha) wrote:
>>> Also, I believe
>>> NetworkManager still has no concept of AP mode
>> Do you mean that with NM you can't become an AP ?
> Yes. That video does _not_ show the connection-sharing computer becoming
> an Access Point. It shows it becoming a node on an ad hoc network. This
> means that, unlike an Access Point, it will not forward packets between
> other computers on the network, thus creating the mutual routability
> problems that we have been describing.
So, you were referring to NM's inability to handle switching to hostap
(making the wireless card act as an AP)? http://hostap.epitest.fi/
Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA
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