Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of wireless/wifi


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Timestamp:
11/30/2017 06:37:21 PM (23 months ago)
Author:
Bobby Jones
Comment:

Fixed links from wayback machine in hostapd section

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  • wireless/wifi

    v2 v3  
    221221By default the Yocto BSP is configured to enable a Wireless Access Point.
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    223 The 'hostap-daemon' package provides the [https://web.archive.org/web/20170123050000/http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Documentation/hostapd hostapd] application which configures the radio for AP mode using configuration from /etc/hostapd.conf.
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    225 You will need to configure /etc/hostapd.conf to specify important details such as:
     223The 'hostap-daemon' package provides the [http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Documentation/hostapd hostapd] application which configures the radio for AP mode using configuration from {{{/etc/hostapd.conf}}}.
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     225You will need to configure {{{/etc/hostapd.conf}}} to specify important details such as:
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    227227* interface
     
    232232* encryption
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    234 The default {{{/etc/hostapd.conf}}} file contains detailed documentation and you can find more info [http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Documentation/hostapd here]. However, because every wireless cards' capabilities are vastly different from one another, Gateworks has written a script to help ascertain a proper {{{hostapd.conf}}} file. Though not 100% of the functionality mentioned in the ​[https://web.archive.org/web/20170123050000/http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Documentation/hostapd hostapd documentation] is supported, it does help the user create a {{{hostapd.conf}}} file specific to their wireless card.
    235 
    236 This script, named {{{hostapd-conf}}}, is included in our latest Yocto 1.8/Master branches. To read over the script, please click ​[https://web.archive.org/web/20170123050000/https://github.com/Gateworks/meta-gateworks/blob/master/recipes-support/hostapd-conf/hostapd-conf/hostapd-conf here].
     234The default {{{/etc/hostapd.conf}}} file contains detailed documentation and you can find more info [http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Documentation/hostapd here]. However, because every wireless cards' capabilities are vastly different from one another, Gateworks has written a script to help ascertain a proper {{{hostapd.conf}}} file. Though not 100% of the functionality mentioned in the ​[http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Documentation/hostapd hostapd documentation] is supported, it does help the user create a {{{hostapd.conf}}} file specific to their wireless card.
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     236This script, named {{{hostapd-conf}}}, is included in our latest Yocto 1.8/Master branches. To read over the script, please click ​[https://github.com/Gateworks/meta-gateworks/blob/master/recipes-support/hostapd-conf/hostapd-conf/hostapd-conf here].
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    238238Usage is as follows: