how to setup a hotspot using tl-wn725n an external usb device in centos 6

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shan2naruto
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how to setup a hotspot using tl-wn725n an external usb device in centos 6

Postby shan2naruto » 2017/11/24 12:15:17

HI, guys im new to linux and want to create a access point like i did with my windows server earlier. iḿ currently using a TP-Link device (Model tl-w725n v2) the problem is that there is no good tutorial on how to create a hotspot for this device can anyone pl help me create a hotspot that lets me connect all my devices with it.
Thanks in advance.

tunk
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Re: how to setup a hotspot using tl-wn725n an external usb device in centos 6

Postby tunk » 2017/11/24 14:33:00

If not already done, you first have to load the correct module (aka. driver in win-speak):
- run lsusb -v from a terminal window to see if the device is recoqnised
- from this find out which module you need, and then run lsmod to see if the module is loaded
Don't know how to setup a hotspot.