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Date:      Mon, 18 Jan 2010 21:00:44 +0000
From:      Paul B Mahol <onemda@gmail.com>
To:        Christoph Kukulies <kuku@kukulies.org>
Cc:        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:
> Paul B Mahol schrieb:
>> On 1/18/10, Christoph Kukulies <kuku@kukulies.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Craig Butler schrieb:
>>>
>>>> On Mon, 2010-01-18 at 16:25 +0100, Samuel Martin Moro wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> in my rc.conf:
>>>>> ifconfig_rum0="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 Martin 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
>>>>>>>> wlan
>>>>>>>> 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
>>>>>>>> on
>>>>>>>> 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="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=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu
>>>>>> 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="wlan0"
>>>> ifconfig_wlan0="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="wlan0"
>>> network_interfaces="lo0 rl0 wlan0" # List of network interfaces (or
>>> "auto").
>>> ifconfig_lo0="inet 127.0.0.1"   # default loopback device configuration.
>>> ifconfig_rl0="inet 172.27.4.219 netmask 255.255.248.0"
>>> ifconfig_wlan0="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="172.27.2.116"
>>>
>>> ifconfig:
>>> rum0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu
>>> 2290
>>>         ether 00:11:50:cb:52:10
>>>         media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect mode 11g
>>>         status: associated
>>> wlan0: flags=8843<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.
>>
>>
>
> This is what it looks like now:

Argh sorry, you need to use:
create_args_wlan0="wlanmode hostap"

And put remaining stuf into ifconfig line.
>
> rc.conf:
>
> wlans_rum0="wlan0"
> network_interfaces="lo0 rl0 wlan0" # List of network interfaces (or "auto").
> ifconfig_lo0="inet 127.0.0.1"   # default loopback device configuration.
> ifconfig_rl0="inet 172.27.4.219 netmask 255.255.248.0"
> ifconfig_wlan0="10.0.0.1/24 wlanmode hostap ssid OFFICE wepmode on
> wepkey 0xf00baaf00baaweptxkey 1 channel 1"
> defaultrouter="172.27.2.116"
>
> ifconfig:
>
>
> rum0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 2290
>         ether 00:11:50:cb:52:10
>         media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect mode 11g
>         status: associated
> wlan0: flags=8843<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 11 (2462 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
>
>
>
> Hmm, should I throw the Belkin thing into the waste and buy something
> else? I was hoping that 8.0 had changed it to the better a bit. But if
> you are saying, rum(4) is still crappy...

Not rum(4) but chip.

-- 
Paul B Mahol



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