[GLLUG] A USB WiFi dongle that works as Host/Master

James Courtier-Dutton james.dutton at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 21:31:29 UTC 2012

On 9 August 2012 08:15, Matthew Copperwaite <mattcopp at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes. Ideally. It's essentially a project to turn a raspberry pi in to a
> portable access point. So using the RPi with a dongle and one of those
> portable charging batteries with a USB port on it. I'd prefer not to have to
> hack the battery or cables so that the project can be more easily
> replicated.
> So if anyone has any experience with a dongle that has worked in Ad-Hoc mode
> before that would be the acid test.

I have been trying to do the same thing.
Unfortunately, I have a USB wifi card that is only supported in 3.5
and not 3.1.9+.
3.5 kernel does not currently work on the pi.

Kind Regards


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