[UKids] "XO-1 classrooms" don't reliably connect to many/most Wifi AP's

T Gillett tgillett at gmail.com
Sat Feb 8 06:20:05 EST 2014

I guess the key point is that we have to make changes to the XO-1 rather
than the routers :-]

On Sat, Feb 8, 2014 at 7:03 PM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 08, 2014 at 06:33:52PM +1000, T Gillett wrote:
> > A more general solution will require a greater understanding of the
> > XO-1 mesh facility and some modification of it to make it more
> > 'sociable'.
> No, I think we should instead figure out why the active scan by the
> kernel breaks when a probe response arrives from a mesh node.
> By enabling the debugging.
> By switching it temporarily to a passive scan, which will rely on
> beacons rather than induce the probe responses.
> By comparing it with active scans done by software other than the
> kernel; that is, Open Firmware.
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