> Message: 5
> Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2012 00:14:25 -0700
> From: John-Mark Gurney <j...@funkthat.com>
> Subject: Re: native USB 802.11n adapter w/ external SMA jacks?
> To: Adrian Chadd <adr...@freebsd.org>
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> Message-ID: <20120903071425.gj58...@funkthat.com>
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> Adrian Chadd wrote this message on Sun, Sep 02, 2012 at 11:15 -0700:
>> On 2 September 2012 11:12, John-Mark Gurney <j...@funkthat.com> wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> > Please cc me as I'm not subscribed to -wireless.
>> > I'm looking for a 802.11n USB adapter that is supported on ARM w/ external
>> > SMA jacks. I plan to use this w/ a BeagleBone so clearly ndis drivers
>> > will not work.
>> > I see plenty of adapters are available, but as usual, they don't list
>> > which chipset they are based upon, making the decission hard.
>> > I'm looking at 802.11n more for future support, so even just a 802.11bg
>> > device would be fine.
>> I'm not currently aware of any USB wifi devices that are like that.
>> I'd suggest first canvassing ebay/google/amazon for some candidates?
> As I said earlier, I've found a number of devices that do have the
> connector, but the problem is that trying to figure out which driver
> they use is a bit difficult... It looks like the Hawking HWUN1 (run)
> would work, but it's no longer sold..
> I also noticed that many of the USB drivers are listed as supporting
> only one virtual interface at a time, though run doesn't list that
> limitation... Does run support multiple wlan networks at once?
The device could support up to 8 vaps. (I have found there is memory
for 8 beacons and 8 shared keys, but I haven't found out how to make
h/w use it.)
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