Wifi I/F on Pinebook 11.6"
#1
Hi,

What's the difference between the wlan0 and p2p0 WiFi adapter. 
I guess there's only one WiFi adapter on the Pinebook, so why both are listed?

It seems that the Pinebook, even configured to use wlan0 with a wifi network sometime connects to it through the other, "shadow" p2p0 interface.
This leads to an unexpected effect, as the DHCP server assign a different IP address depending on which I/F is used. This is due to different MAC addresses of the I/F, as p2p0 uses a 02: prefix while wlan0 uses 00:

Any piece of info about this topic?

Thanks,
Manu
  Reply
#2
p2p0 uses the same hardware as wlan0, bit it is used only for WiFi Direct peer-to-peer wireless connections.
  Reply
#3
(11-13-2018, 06:43 AM)jschall Wrote: p2p0 uses the same hardware as wlan0, bit it is used only for WiFi Direct peer-to-peer wireless connections.

How can I remove the wifi/ bt card?  Or how can I safely neutralize it?
  Reply


Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Slarm64 on Pinebook [Slackware Arm - 64 bit] KRT 28 10,590 03-28-2021, 11:29 PM
Last Post: mara
  DietPi OS for Pinebook MichaIng 1 576 03-10-2021, 02:45 PM
Last Post: MichaIng
  E: The repository 'http://pinebook.kde.org.uk bionic Release' no longer has a Release pixelpaperyarn 1 372 01-26-2021, 08:20 AM
Last Post: tophneal
  pinebook.kde.org.uk no longer has release file?? supermassive 1 519 01-20-2021, 11:18 AM
Last Post: tophneal
  Wifi doesn't work correctly Fredric92 0 342 12-28-2020, 04:56 AM
Last Post: Fredric92
Question Ran apt update on my Pinebook.. ford442 0 495 12-25-2020, 04:40 PM
Last Post: ford442
Information Manjaro ARM for Pinebook erchache2000 88 35,329 11-29-2020, 04:36 PM
Last Post: Mr.Fermer
  Pinebook is going the way of Betamax? trigger 10 4,967 11-01-2020, 02:02 PM
Last Post: leperotero
  Pinebook Pro (i3 WM): Confirm Shutdown on Power Button etothepii 3 1,984 08-14-2020, 06:03 AM
Last Post: loblik
  Manjaro sway profile for pinebook e-minguez 3 1,732 07-21-2020, 03:25 PM
Last Post: jezek

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)