[Olsr-dev] Test the official Android Adhoc mode!

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Thu May 2 17:59:30 CEST 2013


this is really great news, thank you for sharing it! :)


On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 5:45 PM, Hans-Christoph Steiner
<(spam-protected)> wrote:
> Bruno and others are making some serious progress in getting adhoc mode
> officially supported in Android!  His code has been integrated into
> CyanogenMod, and is ready for testing:
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Date: Thu, 02 May 2013 16:20:11 +0100
>> From: Bruno Randolf <(spam-protected)>
>> The easiest way to test it is via the nightly builds of CyanogenMod
>> (http://get.cm/?type=nightly). Devices which have the kernel driver
>> support so far are:
>> * Nexus S ("crespo")
>> * Galaxy Nexus ("maguro")
>> * Nexus 7 ("grouper")
>> * Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Captivate, Samsung Vibrant and Samsung
>> Fascinate ("aries")
>> For many other popular Samsung devices (like Galaxy S3, Galaxy Tab 2,
>> etc..) the problem is that they use a different version of the bcmdhd
>> driver and our patch is not enough to add IBSS mode support. It would be
>> some work to port everything over, and this seems to be quite hard. I
>> don't have the devices, and I want to concentrate on the Nexus line and
>> AOSP inclusion anyways.
>> BTW: Anyone knows about IBSS mode support in the WLAN driver ("WCNSS",
>> "prima") for the Nexus 4?
>> I always try to document news and the current status of IBSS mode on
>> Android at: http://www.thinktube.com/android-tech/46-android-wifi-ibss
>> bruno
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