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Re: WEP in Lucent silver card
On Sun, 3 Mar 2002 10:17:40 +1030
Greg Lehey <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Friday, 1 March 2002 at 9:59:07 -0500, Dan Harnett wrote:
> > Do you have a base station? If not, you need to set the port type to 3.
> There are two ways of running without a base station. You can use
> "demo ad hoc" mode (port type 3), but this is a non-standard method
> and limits the kinds of cards you can talk to. The other is IBSS
> mode, where one of the cards simulates a base station. This
> interoperates better, both with other cards and other systems. To set
> this, keep port 1, but on the machine you want to simulate the bas
> station, set the "create IBSS" bit (wicontrol -c 1).
I wouldn't necessarily say that it interoperates better. The manual
page for wicontrol states the "-c" option as "Lucent only".