[Sugar-devel] Mesh networking not working in my XO's

Simon Schampijer simon at schampijer.de
Tue Sep 28 08:17:24 EDT 2010

On 09/28/2010 04:13 AM, Harpreet Sareen wrote:
> Hi,
> I have tow XO laptops (XO 1 and XO 1.5) which I want to connect together
> through mesh networking. I currently don't use WiFi hotspot/Access
> Point/Wired Network for the internet rather 3G EVDO. So, unfortunately, I
> cannot connect both these XO's through the XO -- AP -- XO. I had to consider
> the XO -- XO mesh for networking.
> XO 1 shows only one dot in the Neighbourhood named as "olpc-mesh" and XO 1.5
> shows three dots namely, "MeshNetwork1", "MeshNetwork6" and "MeshNetwork11"
> in the Neighbourhood. I tried sharing the "Record" activity between the XO's
> by starting the activity on XO 1.5 but XO 1.5 is not discovered in the
> neighbourhood of XO 1.0.
> What could be the problem or how it could be troubleshooted? Why isn't the
> laptop being discovered int the neghbourhood?
> Regards
> Harpreet

Only the XO-1s does have mesh network capabilities. To share between 
XO-1s and XO-1.5s you have to use Ad-hoc networks. You can create one by 
using the option in the frame wireless device.


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