I want to share my eth0 internet connection via wi-fi/ I've read that I must enable adhoc. But when I type "iwconfig wlan0 mode ad-hoc" I get the error "Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) :
SET failed on device wlan0 ; Operation not supported.
I'm running Archlinux with last KDE version, and Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43225 802.11b/g/n (rev 01) with brcmsmac driver.
Last edited by berlin (2013-01-06 19:33:11)
some devices do not support adhoc mode.
that's lspci -v:
Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43225 802.11b/g/n (rev 01)
Subsystem: Foxconn International, Inc. T77H103.00 Wireless Half-size Mini PCIe Card
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 17
Memory at 91000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
Capabilities:  Power Management version 3
Capabilities:  Vendor Specific Information: Len=78 <?>
Capabilities:  MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
Capabilities: [d0] Express Endpoint, MSI 00
Capabilities:  Advanced Error Reporting
Capabilities: [13c] Virtual Channel
Capabilities:  Device Serial Number 00-00-19-ff-ff-a8-c4-46
Capabilities: [16c] Power Budgeting <?>
Kernel driver in use: bcma-pci-bridge
wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:off/any
Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=19 dBm
Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
And if my card doesn't support adhoc, how can I create wifi-hotspot?
Last edited by berlin (2013-01-06 17:08:03)
I've changed driver to broadcom-wl, it supports adhoc. But... my android phone doesn't show adhoc in wifi list, so I can't connect phone to computer