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Date:      Mon, 18 Jan 2010 16:39:16 +0000
From:      Paul B Mahol <onemda@gmail.com>
To:        Christoph Kukulies <kuku@kukulies.org>
Cc:        Craig Butler <craig001@lerwick.hopto.org>, =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Samuel_Mart=EDn_Moro?= <faust64@gmail.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: rum0 acting as an Access point (belkin router) 8.0 R
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On 1/18/10, Christoph Kukulies <kuku@kukulies.org> wrote:
> Craig Butler schrieb:
>> On Mon, 2010-01-18 at 16:25 +0100, Samuel Mart=EDn Moro wrote:
>>
>>> in my rc.conf:
>>> ifconfig_rum0=3D"DHCP wepmode on weptxkey 1 wepkey 1:0xBC45AD1BD5 ssid
>>> ReseauWIFI"
>>>
>>> Maybe your problem is that wepkey is malformatted in your command
>>> If not, I didn't try to understand, but I also had troubles with the
>>> position of SSID keyword.
>>> (ifconfig arg error, might be your problem)
>>> (btw: I also had problem with ssid containing spaced characters)
>>>
>>>
>>> Later, I tried to set it up as an hostap, it seems to work well.
>>> But when I try to connect from an other computer, I'm unable to to join
>>> the
>>> network.
>>> (running under 7.2, I compiled the kernel adding a define matching my
>>> device, based on a similar (I hope so...) chipset)
>>>
>>>
>>> good luck
>>>
>>>
>>> Samuel Mart=EDn Moro
>>> CamTrace
>>> {EPITECH.} tek4
>>>
>>> "Nobody wants to say how this works.
>>>  Maybe nobody knows ..."
>>>                      Xorg.conf(5)
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 3:43 PM, Christoph Kukulies
>>> <kuku@kukulies.org>wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> Paul B Mahol schrieb:
>>>>
>>>>  On 1/15/10, Christoph Kukulies <kuku@kukulies.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm not sure wether syntax has changed but I wanted to cretae an wla=
n
>>>>>> acess point
>>>>>> and tried various things. Under 7.0 I got it working with the
>>>>>> following
>>>>>> command
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ifconfig rum0 inet 10.0.0.1/24 mediaopt hostap ssid CITYOFFICE
>>>>>> wepmode
>>>>>> on wepkey 0xf00baf00ba weptxkey 1 channel 1
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I tried this but got a socket error "Invalid argument".
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Then I tried (from an example in the rum (4) manpage):ifconfig wlan
>>>>>> create wlandev rum0 10.0.0.1/24 mediaopt hostap CITYOFFICE wepmode o=
n
>>>>>> wepkey 0xf00baaf00baa  weptxkey 1 channel 1
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>> Perhaps you want this one:
>>>>>
>>>>> ifconfig wlan create wlandev rum0 10.0.0.1/24 wlanmode hostap ssid
>>>>> CITYOFFICE wepmode on wepkey 0xf00baaf00baa  weptxkey 1 channel 1
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> I tried this in rc.conf:
>>>>
>>>> ifconfig_rum0=3D"wlan create wlandev rum0 10.0.0.1/24 wlanmode hostap =
ssid
>>>> CITYOFFICE  wepmode on wepkey 0xf00baaf00baa weptxkey 1 channel 1"
>>>>
>>>> I got this:
>>>>
>>>> rum0: flags=3D8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mt=
u
>>>> 2290
>>>>       ether 00:11:50:cb:52:10
>>>>       media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect <adhoc>
>>>> (autoselect
>>>> <adhoc>)
>>>>       status: no carrier
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Why "no carrier"?
>>>> And I would expect more info on the interface like SSID and such.
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Christoph
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  and got:
>>>>
>>>>>> wlan0
>>>>>> ifconfig: SIOCSIFMEDIA (media): Device not configured
>>>>>>
>>>>>> But suddenly the wlan0 device is there.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Can anybody fill me in?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Christoph
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>
>> Wireless changed on 8, you have to define wlans in rc.conf then set the
>>
>
> That's why I'm asking :)
>
>> network up onto the appropriate wlan entry;
>>
>> example;
>>
>> wlans_wpi0=3D"wlan0"
>> ifconfig_wlan0=3D"WPA DHCP"
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Craig B
>>
>>
>
> Thanks Craig, and also Paul. It looks a bitt better now though still not
> perfect. I don't see the SSID on the network yet
> (I filled in a bogus wepkey for posting here, of course):
>
> rc.conf:
> wlans_rum0=3D"wlan0"
> network_interfaces=3D"lo0 rl0 wlan0" # List of network interfaces (or "au=
to").
> ifconfig_lo0=3D"inet 127.0.0.1"   # default loopback device configuration=
.
> ifconfig_rl0=3D"inet 172.27.4.219 netmask 255.255.248.0"
> ifconfig_wlan0=3D"wlan create wlandev rum0 10.0.0.1/24 wlanmode hostap
> ssid Aachen

Still incorrect, remove "wlan create wlandev rum0"

>  wepmode on wepkey 0xf00baaf00baa  weptxkey 1 channel 1"
> defaultrouter=3D"172.27.2.116"
>
> ifconfig:
> rum0: flags=3D8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 2=
290
>         ether 00:11:50:cb:52:10
>         media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect mode 11g
>         status: associated
> wlan0: flags=3D8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu =
1500
>         ether 00:11:50:cb:52:10
>         media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (autoselect)
>         status: no carrier
>         ssid "" channel 10 (2457 Mhz 11g)
>         country US authmode OPEN privacy OFF txpower 0 bmiss 7 scanvalid =
60
>         bgscan bgscanintvl 300 bgscanidle 250 roam:rssi 7 roam:rate 5
>         protmode CTS bintval 0
>
> Note, that I would like to build up an AP, not a peer to peer or WLAN
> client.

BTW rum(4) is crap in hostap mode.

--=20
Paul B Mahol



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