On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 09:56:31PM -0700, Carlos Cardenas wrote:
> From the FAQ (https://www.openbsd.org/faq/faq6.html#Wireless), there's
> a listing of interfaces that support Host AP mode. Going through each
> interface, there seems to be a lot of caveats such as USB devices not
> supporting Host AP mode (e.g. athn(4)...https://man.openbsd.org/athn).
> Is there a recommended USB wifi device that can perform in Host AP mode
> with decent performance?
I'm using an athn device:
# dmesg | grep athn
athn0 at pci0 dev 14 function 0 "Atheros AR5416" rev 0x01: irq 11
The only downfall is that it is 802.11g so newer macbooks will complain
that its not good enough, but I haven't had any problems with it.