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Getting into the Configuration


  1. Go to a location where it occurs naturally.
    1. No School server.
    2. No AP.
    3. No MPP.
  2. Force the laptops into it manually.
    1. Go to the root menu in one of the terminals
    2. Create file /etc/NetworkManager/mesh-start on all laptops (tests should be done with at least 2 XO's and preferably 3)
    3. w/ text:
      • local
    4. Reboot the laptop.

Checking that laptops are in the local Configuration

  1. The file /etc/resolv.conf should be empty.
  2. The laptop should have a bad IP address: to check...
    1. Type ifconfig in a terminal.
    2. Second line of msh0 has the address.
    3. If it starts with 169.xx.yy.zz it is bad. (172.xx.yy.zz is good)
    4. Alternatively: laptop should not be able to browse the internet.
  3. The laptop should only see other XO's, which are nearby, in the mesh view.
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