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  1. #1

    Does a Wireless USB stick with Master Mode exist?

    Hi, I am attempting to build a car computer that uses two USB wireless sticks.

    One would connect outwards (easy) the other would act as an access point / router.

    However I have not been able to find a USB stick that supports Master Mode, never mind one that works on Linux.

    Does anyone know of such a product?


  2. #2
    Take a look at this page on Linux wireless drivers.

    Drivers - Linux Wireless

    The ones that are listed as supporting AP mode are these:


    Some of them are for pci/pcmcia cards, but take a look at this incomplete listing of USB cards. There are a lot of p54 cards on that list.

    USB - Linux Wireless

    Others that are obviously for USB cards are the rt73usb and rt2500usb. Here is a list of some hardware that works, but it doesn't list which are USB.

    Hardware - Rt2x00Wiki

    If you could put a pcmcia slot in the computer, you will find it easier to get what you are looking for.

    EDIT: Here's a site with the devices categorized by type.
    Ralink chipsets based wireless devices
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  3. #3
    Thank you very much for your help.

    This is exactly what I needed!


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