Conundrum - XO connected to AP + Mesh?
wad at laptop.org
Mon Nov 24 00:07:03 EST 2008
On Nov 23, 2008, at 9:00 PM, Ian Daniher wrote:
> 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.
Hmm. Have you just tried it ? It works for me.
With release 8.2, the mesh interface is still up and available when
connected to an AP.
Address the laptops on a mesh network on the same channel via their
addresses (169.254.x.x) and you can ping and ssh them from an AP
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