Bob Tanner wrote:
> Quoting Nate Carlson (natecars at
> > If you want a card you can use in Host AP mode, go buy a Prism2-based
> > card. It requires a bit of playing to get working, but you can do all
> > sorts of cool tweaks with the cards that you can't do with Cisco/Orinoco.
> The Cisco gear can go Host AP mode too, it's called AdHoc mode. Just to champion
> Cisco gear. :-0

IIRC, ad-hoc and infrastructure mode are quite different. Most (all?) cards can
do ad-hoc mode, where there is no AP. Few cards have the required firmware
hooks (or have them be non-secret) to act as an AP - the timing requirements
are fairly stringent.
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