Tethering and Wifi?

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  1. wardo5757

    wardo5757 New Member

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    I have pdanet installed on my Droid, is it possible to set up and network and tether that way? Or even a ad-hoc connection?

    Thanks in advance!
     
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    No.

    PDANet will allow you to use wired (USB) tethering if you are running the windows PDANet client. You can also tether via bluetooth DUN. Wifi tethering cannot be done without a rooted phone and custom kernel.
     
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    I have a rooted phone... cannot find the other..
     
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    The custom kernel isn't finished yet. Be patient. Motorola released their sources less than two weeks ago and its only been a couple weeks since we've had root. Modifying a linux kernel, making it stable, and creating a package that doesn't leave us all with paper weights isn't an overnight task...
     
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    outstanding! can't wait for that to be finished...
     
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    just on a side note: I have a myfi card from verizon, it downloads around 700kb and up 350kb. With pdanet, i am d/l at 2350kd and up 775kb, that's an amzing difference, one i wasn't expecting...
     
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    I was able to game on Xbox Live using PdaNet!
     
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    Big Lou: Any lag?
     
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    i did it on sprint with my mogul. I had in dash monitor in car a 120volt inverter to power my xbox360 and my laptop. I then plugged my mogul into its charger as wifi is a battery hog, then i wifi tether to the laptop and setup internet connection sharing on my laptop and connected ethernet to the 360....Voila xbox360 mobile in my car/rig
     
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    Some, but when I was playing TF2 on my PC, there was no lag at all. 25 ping and I even had Ventrilo running.

    I don't suggest doing this a lot, though, as it may become obvious that you are tethering.
     
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    i don't see anything about tethering in the post you linked to...
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    I read it again, found that statement at the bottom of the post. It's not ready yet, but close...
     
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    Yes-- I wrote the tutorial.. its gone through several edits to clarify some of the more difficult steps. Its a bit of a pain, but once you're done the program works as it should.
     
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