You’ll see ping times go up, but your power consumption should decrease. To find the correct value for your system, you need to either consult documentation if you can find it , or write down every single range used by every single device under Windows, and pick a range that appears empty. The default for cards sold in 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 WaveLan Marketed WaveLan was marketed by several companies who also marketed their wireless bridges and routers. In particular, you may need to tweak the iomem and possibly iosize parameters of the pcic 4 device.

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A number of useful tools for IEEE This means acting as a gateway between clients which do not communicate directly. The ‘resources’ tab of each device in the “Device Manager”. WaveLan was the name of a family of wireless networking technology.

Using WaveLAN IEEE under NetBSD

Waveoan order to do this, use ” mediaopt hostap ” to ifconfig 8: This eventually became known as Wi-Fi. Assuming you haven’t changed anything yet, use ifconfig 8 and wiconfig 8 to show the card’s current configuration.

If you need to change this, use the ifconfig 8 “ssid” keyword or “nwid”, if you are on NetBSD 1. You could easily find s of wireless cards attached to every single laptop that was purchased. On this particular system, many addresses were tried for iomem without luck.

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Using WaveLAN IEEE under NetBSD

Make sure that the channel you select is the same channel your access point or the other card in an ad-hoc network is on. WaveLan Marketed WaveLan was marketed by several companies who also marketed their wireless bridges and routers. It requires a Macintosh running Mac OS 8.

Comments, additions, and corrections welcome. In theory, there is no reason why the card could not be configured as a true access point.

Tran’s web page on how to build a wireless Once you have good communication with the base station or other ad-hoc device, you should configure the wireless network interface just like you would any other network interface. In one case this range may not work for you!

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Remember that you can get a list of available media and media options with “ifconfig -m wi0”. New Features Now with the latest generation, there are so many enhanced features with the WaveLan cards.

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! Assuming that the defaults are correct for your network, you should see “Current netname” or SSID change to reflect the name of the wireless network which has been set in the access point your card is communicating with. You’ll see ping times go up, but your power consumption should decrease.

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Once you’ve booted a kernel with a Use ifconfig 8dhclient wzvelan or whatever you normally use. Acting as an access point In theory, there is no reason why the card could not be configured as a true access point.

Download the latest WaveLan Drivers. This document describes how to configure and troubleshoot IEEE Now with the latest generation, there are so many enhanced features with the WaveLan cards.

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Apple provide software for setting up an Apple Airport Base Station. On certain machines the wi will appear to work until traffic is actually sent, at which point it will lock the lucnt machine.

In the kernel config file, it looks like this:. The History of WaveLan? Skip to main content. This is a common problem with laptops; documentation is somewhat sparse, and NetBSD isn’t very good yet at all forms of autodetection. You can connect at almost any speed available.