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howtos:hardware:arm:raspberrypi3_wap [2018/08/26 21:43 (UTC)]
bifferos [Hostapd Install]
howtos:hardware:arm:raspberrypi3_wap [2018/08/28 19:26 (UTC)]
bifferos [Adapter detection]
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   * A Raspberry Pi 3 running Slackware 14.2   * A Raspberry Pi 3 running Slackware 14.2
-  * A powered USB hub with 2A Power supply (to ensure the Wifi Dongle gets enough juice)+  * A powered USB hub with 2A Power supply (to ensure the Wifi adapter gets enough juice)
   * Alfa Network AWUS036NHA - USB WiFi Adapter with chipset ar9271l   * Alfa Network AWUS036NHA - USB WiFi Adapter with chipset ar9271l
   * Ethernet cable   * Ethernet cable
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 ===== Adapter detection ===== ===== Adapter detection =====
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 +<note>
 +I advise to not connect and disconnect the hub from the Pi while it's running.  Instead, power it up with hub connected (and powered) and then connect and disconnect the Wifi adapter as needed.
 +</note>
  
 Ensure that iwconfig shows two adapters wlan0 and wlan1.  wlan0 is the built-in one on the Pi.  If dmesg isn't showing the Alpha one has been plugged in, then just un-plug it and plug it in again.  Bring the Adapter up with: Ensure that iwconfig shows two adapters wlan0 and wlan1.  wlan0 is the built-in one on the Pi.  If dmesg isn't showing the Alpha one has been plugged in, then just un-plug it and plug it in again.  Bring the Adapter up with:

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