BeagleBone Wifi tutorial
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BeagleBone Wifi tutorial

by Plecharts on Mon May 14, 2012 11:14 am

Hi, I really like the Wi-Fi tutorial for the BeagleBone ( http://ladyada.net/products/beaglebone/wifi.html ), but I have a question: Is it possible to configure BeagleBone to be able to connect to two or more access points instead of just one?

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Re: BeagleBone Wifi tutorial

by adafruit on Mon May 14, 2012 9:13 pm

do you mean at the same time (bridging) or for it to have multiple options for connecting and it picks them by priority?
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Re: BeagleBone Wifi tutorial

by Plecharts on Tue May 15, 2012 1:19 am

I mean to have multiple options and select between them automatically.
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Re: BeagleBone Wifi tutorial

by adafruit on Tue May 15, 2012 11:25 am

that would be something the connection manager can do - we haven't played much with it but you could try reading about it here

http://connman.net/
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Re: BeagleBone Wifi tutorial

by keener on Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:00 am

it looks like the helpful instructions provided here http://ladyada.net/products/beaglebone/wifi.html does not work with connman 0.79 (that is the version currently provided by angstrom repository).

According to this http://connman.net/blogs/patrik/2012/connman-079 , they have made some changes property names,... starting at version 0.79

I have not been able to make wifi to work with connman 0.79

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Re: BeagleBone Wifi tutorial

by adafruit on Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:50 am

The tutorial we have is for the stock Bone distribution - if/when the Bone distro is updated we'll try and update the tutorial to match. Until then we suggest getting the stock distro
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Re: BeagleBone Wifi tutorial

by HughJohnson on Mon Jun 18, 2012 11:28 am

I went through the tutorial and I had one issue; connman only seems to support one type of connection at a time, so I could never connect to wifi with the ethernet still attached. After removing the ethernet cable wifi just worked perfectly using the tutorial.
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