[Sugar-devel] [Design] Ad-hoc networks - New Icons
sverma at sfsu.edu
Wed Aug 19 11:59:58 EDT 2009
On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 5:38 AM, Benjamin M.
Schwartz<bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:
> Sameer Verma wrote:
>> Hi Ben,
>> 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/
> I'm aware of hostapd. In fact, I'm running it right now on an Athlon box
> in the living room, which acts as my apartment's access point.
Yes, I did the same for many years...quite a learning experience. We
used to run our college's network off a 133MHz Pentium laptop on RH 6
> I'm merely
> noting that hostapd (or equivalent) is not yet available via
> NetworkManager, so implementing AP mode in Sugar would require a
> significant restructuring of the networking code.
Does the driver for Marvell chipset on the XO support hostapd (outside
of NM of course)?
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