[Server-devel] XS on the XO 1.5

Jerry Vonau jvonau at shaw.ca
Mon Aug 15 23:08:39 EDT 2011

On Mon, 2011-08-15 at 19:10 -0700, Sameer Verma wrote:
> I was thinking (once again) about the possibility of running XS on a
> XO 1.5. On the XO-1 the built-in radio runs in the 802.11s mesh mode
> and serves out IPs via DHCP. Given that the 1.5 does not do 802.11s
> mesh, can't the radio instead simply work in adhoc mode and serve the
> same purpose?

In short yes, you need to switch over to gnome to configure the network,
and in "IPv4 Settings" switch the Method over to "Link-Local Only"
This XO is then seen as an AP on the other XO's in sugar, connect up and

> I am not sure what the limitations would be of adhoc vs
> mesh mode in terms of number of clients.
> Thoughts?

Not sure on that one..


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