[CUWiN] configuring a node

Shankar Rao srrao at uiuc.edu
Mon Oct 18 15:51:13 CDT 2004

Actually, Sascha and crew did a demonstrative house-call on Saturday 
after the meeting and revealed to me that my setup was already working. 
Thanks again!


On Oct 16, 2004, at 4:22 AM, David Young wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 01:37:19PM -0500, Shankar Rao wrote:
>> On Oct 13, 2004, at 6:22 PM, David Young wrote:
>>> You downloaded it from our website, then?  I don't think 0.5.3 has 
>>> any
>>> user accounts.  You have to login as root on the console.  Password 
>>> is
>>> "changeme." :-)
>> Can I just ssh in from my laptop? How can I login from the console? Do
>> I need a keyboard that plugs in to the serial port of the computer?
> You have to connect with a null-modem cable.
>>>> When I checked at 1:30 pm today, the "cuw" network has BSSID
>>>> 02:02:72:6F:B7:8C .
>>> That is our network.
>> So does that mean that my node is on the network, or does it mean that
>> my laptop is consistently detecting some node with this BSSID on the
>> network? An unscientific test seems to indicate that I can see this
>> network only when the node is powered on.
> I think that your node is on the network, because I saw a new node in
> our routing tables.
>>>> I have noticed that the BSSID changes every time I
>>>> reboot the node.
>>> Every time?
>> Hmmm.. actually now I'm not sure. Is it possible I am detecting other
>> "cuw" networks as well? When I came home yesterday, there was, at one
>> point, four different "cuw" networks, each with a different BSSID, and
>> each with different signal.
> Hmm.  You are sure that the different BSSIDs are not actually different
> MACs?  Is this NetStumbler you are talking about?  NetStumbler may be
> confused by 802.11 nets in ad hoc mode.
> Dave
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