Wifi

As the wifi chip on both Raspberry Pi and Orange Pi boards have closed software (blobs), the wifi implementation is done with the DMX wifi board

  • 2 modes : Access Point and Station Mode (DHCP and fixed IP)

The Station Mode configuration is stored on the sdcard in the file "network.txt". 

Parameter name
 Description
 ssid Maximum length 32 characters
 password Maximum length 32 characters

Example:
ssid=MYSSID
password=secret

When there is no file "network.txt" then the node acts as a Wifi Access Point.

The Access Point configuration is stored on the sdcard in the file "ap.txt".

Parameter name
 Description
 password
 Maximum length is 32 characters. (default = <blank>)

When the file "ap.txt" is omitted or the password is <blank>, then the AP authentication mode is Open. Otherwise it is : WPA2 PSK
Only 2 connections are allowed.
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