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Guide Wifi Ad Hoc Working Samsung 10.1v

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By drnackers, Junior Member on 17th May 2011, 12:14 PM
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30th June 2011, 01:39 AM |#21  
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Originally Posted by mattXdezzi

Just thought of something. I have juicedefender set to turn off 3g when my phones screen turns off. This could cut connectivity without dropping wifi signal. Will test theory tomorrow...

I don't think so. I'm not running JuiceDefender or any other task killer/battery saver. Plus, this is the wifi only version so there isn't a 3g to kill.

I have tried looking at the details of the /dev/main log
cat /dev/log/main | grep wpa
but I don't see anything obvious. To me it looks like there is some type of failure that puts it back into scanning mode.

The original version of wpa_supplicant is version 0.6.10. I don't know if a new version of this must be patched to work right. If someone has a non-wifi only version of the system and can get the version number of their original wpa_supplicant file this might yield some information.
30th June 2011, 08:55 AM |#22  
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After doing this WPA supplicant zip thing...will this effect my wifi network(at home) in any way?

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30th June 2011, 09:40 AM |#23  
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Here is the original wpa_supplicant from my device, maybe it will help but I don't think this is the one responsible for this issue.
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30th June 2011, 11:43 AM |#24  
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Originally Posted by makbil

Here is the original wpa_supplicant from my device, maybe it will help but I don't think this is the one responsible for this issue.

Well this is a little interesting. Your version is the same 0.6.10, but the file size of you wpa_supplicant is 4.1K smaller than the original version on my galaxy tab 10.1

I used your file and it works fine on my system, but of course, this is your original file, so it doesn't solve the issue of connecting to an ad-hoc wifi.

Thank you, though for supplying the file, its a step in solving this mystery.
30th June 2011, 11:58 AM |#25  
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Hi All,

Well, I was looking in the wrong place. For people with 10.1 (non V) and WIFI only this link above links to the appropriate wpa_supplicant file to use for replacement. This works stabily on my tab.

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4th July 2011, 12:12 AM |#26  
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I have 10.1 (USA version) NOT v , and I used the file from this post I have no problem keeping the connection.
21st July 2011, 02:17 AM |#27  
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Same here, but I did have the wifi problem with the first file but no with the second.
26th July 2011, 03:36 AM |#28  
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Originally Posted by blicht10069

My tablet is wifi only. Perhaps this is the issue. Has anyone gotten this to work who has a wifi only tablet (retail edition)?

Works for me with rooted retail 32GB wifi Galaxy Tab 10.1. Of course, I spent about two hours poking around in another forum about connecting the older Galaxy Tab to an ad hoc network before I realized I was in the wrong forum. Doh!
26th July 2011, 12:07 PM |#29  
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So far working on Retail 10.1 using the file and instructions from the first thread- drnackers.
I have been using it all day with "wireless tether for root users" (using my phone as a makeshift router) running on my Android phone (adhoc mode) and also cifs client connected to a network share on my desktop streaming files to test it out.
Works fine after reboot, no disconnects all day,

I show a asterisks in front of the network name.

10.1 retail, rooted, locked bootloader,
Thanks to all.
Last edited by SnarfSnarf; 26th July 2011 at 12:12 PM.
27th July 2011, 09:45 AM |#30  
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You are my hero.

We are going on an 8 hour road trip and I wanted my kids to be able to watch movies on the tab on the way via youtube.

This was my first time using ADB and after a little tinkering (and READING) got it all sorted and am connected to my 10.1 via barnacle on my Fascinate.

Cheers for the easy read through!!
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