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Day 3 - Getting WLAN ready!

After checking the correct wifi-card information ( ath9k driver is used), I disabled the madwifi build option and built “iw” into the package.

Now I'm getting alot of information out of this tiny box:

# iw list
Wiphy phy0
	Band 1:
		Capabilities: 0x11ce
			HT20/HT40
			SM Power Save disabled
			RX HT40 SGI
			TX STBC
			RX STBC 1-stream
			Max AMSDU length: 3839 bytes
			DSSS/CCK HT40
		Maximum RX AMPDU length 65535 bytes (exponent: 0x003)
		Minimum RX AMPDU time spacing: 8 usec (0x06)
		HT TX/RX MCS rate indexes supported: 0-15
		Frequencies:
			* 2412 MHz [1] (27.0 dBm)
			* 2417 MHz [2] (27.0 dBm)
			* 2422 MHz [3] (27.0 dBm)
			* 2427 MHz [4] (27.0 dBm)
			* 2432 MHz [5] (27.0 dBm)
			* 2437 MHz [6] (27.0 dBm)
			* 2442 MHz [7] (27.0 dBm)
			* 2447 MHz [8] (27.0 dBm)
			* 2452 MHz [9] (27.0 dBm)
			* 2457 MHz [10] (27.0 dBm)
			* 2462 MHz [11] (27.0 dBm)
			* 2467 MHz [12] (disabled)
			* 2472 MHz [13] (disabled)
			* 2484 MHz [14] (disabled)
		Bitrates (non-HT):
			* 1.0 Mbps
			* 2.0 Mbps (short preamble supported)
			* 5.5 Mbps (short preamble supported)
			* 11.0 Mbps (short preamble supported)
			* 6.0 Mbps
			* 9.0 Mbps
			* 12.0 Mbps
			* 18.0 Mbps
			* 24.0 Mbps
			* 36.0 Mbps
			* 48.0 Mbps
			* 54.0 Mbps
	Band 2:
		Capabilities: 0x11ce
			HT20/HT40
			SM Power Save disabled
			RX HT40 SGI
			TX STBC
			RX STBC 1-stream
			Max AMSDU length: 3839 bytes
			DSSS/CCK HT40
		Maximum RX AMPDU length 65535 bytes (exponent: 0x003)
		Minimum RX AMPDU time spacing: 8 usec (0x06)
		HT TX/RX MCS rate indexes supported: 0-15
		Frequencies:
			* 5180 MHz [36] (17.0 dBm)
			* 5200 MHz [40] (17.0 dBm)
			* 5220 MHz [44] (17.0 dBm)
			* 5240 MHz [48] (17.0 dBm)
			* 5260 MHz [52] (20.0 dBm) (passive scanning, no IBSS, radar detection)
			* 5280 MHz [56] (20.0 dBm) (passive scanning, no IBSS, radar detection)
			* 5300 MHz [60] (20.0 dBm) (passive scanning, no IBSS, radar detection)
			* 5320 MHz [64] (20.0 dBm) (passive scanning, no IBSS, radar detection)
			* 5500 MHz [100] (20.0 dBm) (passive scanning, no IBSS, radar detection)
			* 5520 MHz [104] (20.0 dBm) (passive scanning, no IBSS, radar detection)
			* 5540 MHz [108] (20.0 dBm) (passive scanning, no IBSS, radar detection)
			* 5560 MHz [112] (20.0 dBm) (passive scanning, no IBSS, radar detection)
			* 5580 MHz [116] (20.0 dBm) (passive scanning, no IBSS, radar detection)
			* 5600 MHz [120] (disabled)
			* 5620 MHz [124] (disabled)
			* 5640 MHz [128] (disabled)
			* 5660 MHz [132] (20.0 dBm) (passive scanning, no IBSS, radar detection)
			* 5680 MHz [136] (20.0 dBm) (passive scanning, no IBSS, radar detection)
			* 5700 MHz [140] (20.0 dBm) (passive scanning, no IBSS, radar detection)
			* 5745 MHz [149] (30.0 dBm)
			* 5765 MHz [153] (30.0 dBm)
			* 5785 MHz [157] (30.0 dBm)
			* 5805 MHz [161] (30.0 dBm)
			* 5825 MHz [165] (30.0 dBm)
		Bitrates (non-HT):
			* 6.0 Mbps
			* 9.0 Mbps
			* 12.0 Mbps
			* 18.0 Mbps
			* 24.0 Mbps
			* 36.0 Mbps
			* 48.0 Mbps
			* 54.0 Mbps
	max # scan SSIDs: 4
	max scan IEs length: 2257 bytes
	Coverage class: 0 (up to 0m)
	Available Antennas: TX 0 RX 0
	Supported interface modes:
		 * IBSS
		 * managed
		 * AP
		 * AP/VLAN
		 * WDS
		 * monitor
		 * mesh point
		 * P2P-client
		 * P2P-GO
	Supported commands:
		 * new_interface
		 * set_interface
		 * new_key
		 * new_beacon
		 * new_station
		 * new_mpath
		 * set_mesh_params
		 * set_bss
		 * authenticate
		 * associate
		 * deauthenticate
		 * disassociate
		 * join_ibss
		 * join_mesh
		 * remain_on_channel
		 * set_tx_bitrate_mask
		 * action
		 * frame_wait_cancel
		 * set_wiphy_netns
		 * set_channel
		 * set_wds_peer
		 * connect
		 * disconnect
	Supported TX frame types:
		 * IBSS: 0x0000 0x0010 0x0020 0x0030 0x0040 0x0050 0x0060 0x0070 0x0080 0x0090 0x00a0 0x00b0 0x00c0 0x00d0 0x00e0 0x00f0
		 * managed: 0x0000 0x0010 0x0020 0x0030 0x0040 0x0050 0x0060 0x0070 0x0080 0x0090 0x00a0 0x00b0 0x00c0 0x00d0 0x00e0 0x00f0
		 * AP: 0x0000 0x0010 0x0020 0x0030 0x0040 0x0050 0x0060 0x0070 0x0080 0x0090 0x00a0 0x00b0 0x00c0 0x00d0 0x00e0 0x00f0
		 * AP/VLAN: 0x0000 0x0010 0x0020 0x0030 0x0040 0x0050 0x0060 0x0070 0x0080 0x0090 0x00a0 0x00b0 0x00c0 0x00d0 0x00e0 0x00f0
		 * mesh point: 0x0000 0x0010 0x0020 0x0030 0x0040 0x0050 0x0060 0x0070 0x0080 0x0090 0x00a0 0x00b0 0x00c0 0x00d0 0x00e0 0x00f0
		 * P2P-client: 0x0000 0x0010 0x0020 0x0030 0x0040 0x0050 0x0060 0x0070 0x0080 0x0090 0x00a0 0x00b0 0x00c0 0x00d0 0x00e0 0x00f0
		 * P2P-GO: 0x0000 0x0010 0x0020 0x0030 0x0040 0x0050 0x0060 0x0070 0x0080 0x0090 0x00a0 0x00b0 0x00c0 0x00d0 0x00e0 0x00f0
	Supported RX frame types:
		 * IBSS: 0x00d0
		 * managed: 0x0040 0x00d0
		 * AP: 0x0000 0x0020 0x0040 0x00a0 0x00b0 0x00c0 0x00d0
		 * AP/VLAN: 0x0000 0x0020 0x0040 0x00a0 0x00b0 0x00c0 0x00d0
		 * mesh point: 0x00b0 0x00c0 0x00d0
		 * P2P-client: 0x0040 0x00d0
		 * P2P-GO: 0x0000 0x0020 0x0040 0x00a0 0x00b0 0x00c0 0x00d0

Now, I have to figure out what is needed for a proper setup and why USB seems to not work.

When I'm finished with the usb access, I'll upload a new kernel-config-file.

BTW: With this board, it is possible to run a normal AP an a meshed wlan (for inter-piratebox-communication) together with one wifi-card!

rb411u_3.txt · Last modified: 2011/05/16 00:00 (external edit)