Posts with the tag WiFi

Enabling Regdomains on OpenWrt Routers

By default, the OpenWrt images ship with only US regdomains for WiFi. This is annoying if you live anywhere outside the United States. Here are two different ways to fix this:

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WiFi Adapter "Siemens Gigaset USB Adapter 54" on Arch Linux ARM / Raspberry Pi

I have the Siemens Gigaset USB Adapter 54 v2 with a Prism54 chipset. It has the USB vendor/product ID 083a:4521:

Bus 001 Device 008: ID 083a:4521 Accton Technology Corp. Siemens S30863-<span...

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WiFi-Stick Edimax EW-7811Un for the RaspberryPi (with Arch Linux ARM)

This is how it shows up in the kernel log / dmesg on Ubuntu:

[712886.216957] usb 1-1.2: new high-speed USB device number 5 using dwc_otg
[712886.318980] usb 1-1.2: New USB device found, idVendor=7392, idProduct=7811
[712886.319014] usb 1-1.2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
[712886.319034] usb 1-1.2: Product: 802.11n WLAN Adapter
[712886.319051] usb...

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Set up Wireless with Different Profiles and WPA/WPA2 encryption (using /etc/network/interfaces)

Setup of WPA encrypted WiFi using a text file based configuration

You find the important information on how to set it up in the documentation of wpasupplicant:

zmore /usr/share/doc/wpasupplicant/README.modes.gz

For example if you want to connect to a WLAN named "WLAN-AF6432" with WPA security, you first have to get the encryption...

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