Conundrum - XO connected to AP + Mesh?

Ricardo Carrano carrano at laptop.org
Sat Dec 20 10:15:19 EST 2008


On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 1:01 PM, Ben Lau <xbenlau at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 8:02 PM, Ricardo Carrano <carrano at laptop.org>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > 2008/11/24 Ian Daniher <it.daniher at gmail.com>:
> >> Hello all,
> >> I've been asking on #olpc-devel the last few days, trying to figure out
> how
> >> to connect my XO simultaneously to both a mexh network and to an AP.
> >> My goal is to have the same XO able to surf the internet and ssh into
> meshed
> >> XOs. Whether or not this XO acts as an MPP, providing other XOs with
> >> internet, is irrelevant. I hope to do this as simply as possible via
> >> terminal. I'm guessing there's some magic recipe of ifconfig and
> iwconfig
> >> commands, but no one seems to know what it is.
> >> My goal is to do this without network manager.
> >> Any help you're able to give me would be wonderful.
> >> Many thanks!
> >> --
> >
> >
> > It should work. Please check if the other XO (not connected to the AP)
> > is in the same channel of the AP.
> > Say your AP is in channel 6, the other XO should be set to mesh 6.
> >
> > Cheers!
> > Ricardo
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> What if the AP use channel number like 3?


You can't set the mesh to channel 3 via the current user interface.
Easier way would probably be changing your AP to one of the three usual
orthogonal channels (1, 6 or 11).
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