Problem with Ad Hoc in OpenSuse Client

I has a Ad Hoc network with a Windows XP server. I can connect with a WinXp or Win7 very well, but with Linux (Ubuntu or OpenSuse) I can’t; I tried with fixed IP, but when insert the password, the PC try to connect without sucess, asking again the password, forever. Anyone has a same problem? Is it possible Ad Hoc conection in Linux? It’s so bad use Windows; Linux 4ever!!! :wink:
PS.: Sorry, but I don’t speak english very well.

On 02/26/2010 10:06 PM, jricardo001 wrote:
>
> I has a Ad Hoc network with a Windows XP server. I can connect with a
> WinXp or Win7 very well, but with Linux (Ubuntu or OpenSuse) I can’t; I
> tried with fixed IP, but when insert the password, the PC try to connect
> without sucess, asking again the password, forever. Anyone has a same
> problem? Is it possible Ad Hoc conection in Linux? It’s so bad use
> Windows; Linux 4ever!!! :wink:

It depends on what wireless device you have. Not all Linux drivers will work in
ad-hoc mode.

If your device is PCI, please post the pertinent section of the command

/sbin/lspci -nnv

That will be a lot of output, but we want only the wireless network device. If
you cannot figure ouot what part that is, post all of

/sbin/lspci

and we will tell you what section is needed.

If your device is USB, then post the output of

lsusb

In don’t have Linux on notebook, in Windows, is Realtek RTL8187B Wireless 802.11b/g 54Mbps USB 2.0 Network Adapter.
If my device not work on Ad-Hoc mode I can use ndswripparer?

On 02/27/2010 11:46 AM, jricardo001 wrote:
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> In don’t have Linux on notebook, in Windows, is Realtek RTL8187B
> Wireless 802.11b/g 54Mbps USB 2.0 Network Adapter.
> If my device not work on Ad-Hoc mode I can use ndswripparer?

If the Windows driver supports ad-hoc mode, then the answer is yes.

On 02/27/2010 01:13 PM, Larry Finger wrote:
> On 02/27/2010 11:46 AM, jricardo001 wrote:
>>
>> In don’t have Linux on notebook, in Windows, is Realtek RTL8187B
>> Wireless 802.11b/g 54Mbps USB 2.0 Network Adapter.
>> If my device not work on Ad-Hoc mode I can use ndswripparer?
>
> If the Windows driver supports ad-hoc mode, then the answer is yes.

I forgot to say that implementing AP mode, which will include ad-hoc mode, is on
my list of things to do. It will be difficult for the RTL8187L as it only has a
single hardware transmit queue, but should be OK for the RTL8187B.