Ali BT wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a laptop with the bcm43xx drivers which works as 802.11g,
> although the hardware is supposed to be 802.11b/g.
> I am trying to set up a small wireless network, and I have 2 computers
> both with zd1211 chipset based USB (1.1) dongle. They both support
> 802.11b/g.
> I want one of the computers to be an AP,
> eg:
> iwconfig wlan0 mode master
> However, when I do "iwlist scan", the laptop can't find the the AP. The
> other computer finds it and everything works fine.
> This leads me to belive there is an incompatability somewhere. I am
> thinking maybe 802.11b/g of the computers works in the b mode since USB
> 1.1 and the laptop can't find it because it works in g mode...
> I can't sent the laptop as AP because, the drivers do not support master
> mode. i've read the iwconfig man pages, I was hoping I could force the
> dongles to work in g mode but I can't see anything.
> Any ideas on the issue????
> PS: all 3 machines run Fedora Core with 2.6.16 kernel
 On your bcm43xx wireless run iwconfig interface rate 11M

then try scanning!!

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