Some LM products can be used as wireless packet sniffers, this is a general guide demonstrating how to use them for this purpose. Read more
This document serves as a general guide to setting up a Wireless Access Point (AP) in Linux using the following LM WiFi adapters and modules based upon the Realtek RTL8188CUS chipset:
- LM006 – Nano WiFi USB 802.11n Adapter 150Mbps
- LM820 – WiFi SMT Module 802.11n 150Mbps (Onboard Antenna)
- LM821 – WiFi SMT Module 802.11n 150Mbps (U.FL Receptacle)
Other LM products may also work with Host AP, please contact us for more details. Read more
There are three different drivers available for these products. We recommend that you use the ‘in kernel tree’ driver where possible, which essentially makes these products plug & play in most Linux distributions which use a recent version of the Kernel. Read more
Ad-hoc, or IBSS mode allows you to create a wireless network without a central access point. This guide demonstrates a simple Ad-hoc network using one of our adapters and some basic tools found in most modern Linux distributions.
- At the present time, IBSS may suffer from high levels of packet loss due to an issue with the driver.
LM Technologies is a key enabler of both the Internet of Things (IoT) and cable-free integrator that designs, develops and manufactures innovative wireless products using world-leading technologies and standards, including Bluetooth®, WiFi™, Sigfox, Thread and Zigbee®.
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