wifi access point

  1. mro

    Ask: Ad-Hoc local Wifi tutorial?

    can you recommend a tutorial an how to switch on an ad-hoc Wifi say on FreeBSD 13.2? (on a Thinkpad x250) No routing to the internet required, access to local services (http, ssh) is enough.
  2. I

    Local DHCP daemon fails to start properly during reboot with WiFi interface in hostap mode.

    Observable behaviour Client WiFi devices cannot obtain their IP addresses when connecting to a FreeBSD-13.0 server acting as an access point (hostap). Client devices run Win8.1 and various Androids, but the exact client software seems irrelevant to the problem. Suspected technical reason Local...
  3. O

    Solved hostapd not starting with wpa2 on Realtek RTL8188CE

    Hostapd starts without wpa2 but doesn't start with wpa2. Have I forgotten something here? pciconf -lv for the card I'm using: rtwn0@pci0:2:0:0: class=0x028000 rev=0x01 hdr=0x00 vendor=0x10ec device=0x8176 subvendor=0x10ec subdevice=0x8211 vendor = 'Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.'...
  4. lifepillar

    Any supported 802.11ac Mini PCIe WiFi Module to use with a PC Engines board?

    I have recently bought a PC Engines apu2e4 board, which I plan to use as a FreeBSD-based firewall/router. Now I am researching the best way to extend it with (ideally, Gigabit) wireless support. I'd like to add a Mini PCIe card (to keep everything in a single device), but AFAIK the ones...
  5. DonK

    Business class Wireless Access Point hardware?

    What's your favorite business class Wireless Access Point? Do you know of any good Wireless forums or mail lists? Thank you in advance.
  6. F

    Solved Ifconfig: wlandev: bad value

    Attempting to set up Hostap mode very simply like how the instructions in the handbook suggest. When I issue the command (ifconfig wlan0 create wlandev ath0) it returns with (ifconfig: wlandev: bad value) This is something not mentioned in the handbook or in these forums or anywhere else I have...
  7. T

    Solved Are these wifi adapters supported?

    I have a TP-LINK TL-WN722N and an Alfa AWUS1900 that I'd like to use for an access point. I currently use the TL-WN722N on Linux for an access point. I do not see either of these listed as supported here: https://www.freebsd.org/releases/12.1R/hardware.html Is that accurate? If so, it seems...
  8. S

    FreeBSD access point password length for Android

    Hi! I managed to set up my FreeBSD server as a router and wireless access point in my home network. My Ubuntu Laptop connects fine but my Android phone is not able to connect via wpa2-psk when the passphrase is longer than 15 characters. However the access point before did use a much longer...
  9. Grzegorz

    Solved List of connected hosts

    Hi, Is there any chance to get the hostnames of connected to FreeBSD WiFi access point interface? I have a natd on wlan0. Is there any dialog application to monitor network traffic? Best regards!