Re: Orinoco AP Mode (fwd)

From: David (
Date: 2002-09-25 10:50:03 UTC

On Tue, 24 Sep 2002 18:31:55 -0700 (PDT), Eric Johanson <> wrote:
>---------- Forwarded message ----------
>Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2002 18:39:38 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Ken Caruso <>
>Subject: Orinoco AP Mode
>This showed up on the forums and we just tested it at Hack
>/hkey/local machine/software/orinoco/driver/config00xxxx change APMODE=0
>to APMODE=1
>Casey was able to turn his win2k laptop into an access point with the
>lucent card. Apparently the driver has the ap firmware in it, and will
>download the the firmware into the card when this registry setting is

I noticed the other day that the latest version of the Orinoco driver for Windows 2000 (downloaded from Windows Update) has the option "Act as BaseStation".

I haven't tried it yet, but it looks as if this should have the same effect with the need for any registry hacking.


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