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Banana Pro Blueprints by Tony Zhang, Ruediger Follmann

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WLAN

Banana Pro features a WLAN chip called AP6210 (http://linux-sunxi.org/Cubietruck/AP6210), providing a wireless LAN. Additionally, this chip can be set to the access point mode. In this mode, Banana Pro can act as a wireless hotspot. This section describes the principal usage of the WLAN chip connecting to a hotspot. Moreover, the setup of a Banana Pro access point is described. In this mode, Banana Pro will be connected to the internal net by Ethernet and will offer this connection over the Pro's Wi-Fi adapter.

Setting up WLAN

The kernel module communicating with the AP6210 WLAN chip is called ap6210. Make sure that /etc/modules (sudo nano /etc/modules) contains a contains a line loading the ap6210 kernel module:

ap6210

Without a network manager, ...

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