[Server-devel] XO 1.5 to XS-onXO1 behavior
sverma at sfsu.edu
Sat Dec 19 15:47:13 EST 2009
On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 6:29 AM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hi Sameer,
> that's expected, unfortunately. The XS-on-XO runs an "active antenna"
> / "mesh gateway" in the sense of 802.11s. As the current XO-1.5
> drivers/firmware don't talk 802.11s, it won't work. In that sense, the
> XO-1.5 is the same as any other 802.11a/b/g device.
> There are two paths to address this
> - get the hostap / thinfirm driver+firmware combo working again. It
> was last seen working on a 2.6.17 i think.
> - get 802.11s on XO-1.5 going. this is not trivial...
So, what are the chances of a XO 1.5 running as XS? Is this on the books?
The hardware is apt for a small school server.
> On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 12:00 AM, Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
> > I haven't had much time to look into XS-on-XO1.5 (will look into it as
> > as Fall semester finishes) but I have a XS-on-XO1 running at home and
> when a
> > XO1 associates with it, the XO1 gets a 172.18.xxx.xxx address (school
> > portal). When the XO1.5 associates with school-mesh-0 (I have to click on
> > in the Neighborhood view) the association happens, but the XO1.5 gets
> > 169.254.xxx.xxx address, and beyond that the network is unusable.
> > Thought I'd pass that along.
> > Sameer
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