Babel Setup

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Compile and install Babel

Download babeld and ahcpd. Standard "make && sudo make install".

On OS X: rt lib is not available in OS X, the ahcpd README is missing this info

make LDLIBS=''
make install

Setup ad-Hoc network

  1. Disable NetworkManager
    1. Right click on NetworkManager applet, un-check "Enable networking".
    2. Fedora:
      # /etc/init.d/NetworkManager stop
    3. Ubuntu:
      # stop network-manager
  2. Disable the firewall
    1. # iptables -F
  3. # ifconfig wlan0 down
  4. # iwconfig wlan0 mode ad-hoc essid hacdc-babel channel 9
  5. # ifconfig wlan0 up

Setup Babel

  1. # babeld -D wlan0
  2. # ahcpd -D wlan0
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