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How to connect to an other MAC Adress (Client Mode)

Discussion in 'DD-WRT Firmware' started by DaUser, May 17, 2006.

  1. DaUser

    DaUser LI Guru Member


    I've a LinkSys WRT54G router running on DD-WRT (the last rc). I'm living near a building full of hotspots (these all have the same ssid). My Mac address is registered on this wlan and I use it legally.

    My router connects always to the same AP, because (I suppose) it's the nearest. The problem is: On this AP seams the dhcp to be down and I don't get an ip address. I've the mac addresses of the other AP, but I don't know how to connect to them directly. The survey shows me just the one AP (I think because of the same ssid and connection data).

    Do somebody knows a command (e.g. for telnet) to show all mac addresses, that my router "can see"(so I can check my list if it's the correct one) and a command to connect directly to this AP?

    I’m sorry for the grammatical and spelling mistakes, I’ve made! ;)
  2. sufrano63

    sufrano63 Network Guru Member

    try netstumbler and you can see all the APs and their associate MAC addresses.
  3. DaUser

    DaUser LI Guru Member

    Netstumbler doesn't work with the router. My PC is connected with a cable. And, I know the mac adresses. I asked for the command to go sure, but more important is the command with which I can connect directly to a mac adress.

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