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8. GENI WiMAX Mobile Stations

8.1 Linux PC with Intel WiMAX Modem Card

8.1.1 Linux Laptop PC Platform

8.1.2 Intel 6250 WiMAX Modem Card

8.1.3 Installing Image

Samsung NC10 NetBook

The firmware, tools , network service and the patch were downloaded from LinuxWimax

  1. Compile a Linux Kernel to Version greater than 2.6.35 and reboot into that kernel.
  1. Install the i2400m firmware
    Download the firmware 1.5.1 version.
    Untar the source , cd to the directory and
      install -o root -g root -m 0644 *.sbcf /lib/firmware
    
  2. Install the Wimax Tools

First install libnl and libnl's development packages

   apt-get install libnl libnl-dev
   cd ~Download/wimax-tools-1.4.3
   export I2400M=/lib/firmware/
   ./configure
   make
   make install
  1. Build the libeap library
    To do that first install openssl libraries.
    apt-get install libglobus-openssl libglobus-openssl-dev libssl-dev 
    

Download the Supplicant from wpa-supplicant Untar and unzip the download

cd ~Downloads/wpa_supplicant-0.6.10
patch -p1 < PATH/wpa_supplicant-0.6.10-generate-libeap-peer.patch 
make -C src/eap_peer
make -C src/eap_peer install
ldconfig 

Please do not forget to run ldconfig otherwise you will not be able to build the Wimax-Tools from Intel.

  1. Build the Intel-Wimax-Tools Untar and unzip the downloaded source and
    cd ~Downloads/wimax-1.5.1
    

Modifications Needed to the XML File

                        <geni>
                                <NetworkParameters>
                                        <H_NSP>
                                                <x0>
                                                        <H_NSP_ID>200</H_NSP_ID>
                                                </x0>
                                        </H_NSP>
                                        <CAPL>
                                                <Entries>
                                                        <x0>
                                                                <NAP_ID>4451DB</NAP_ID>
                                                                <Priority>1</Priority>
                                                                <ChPlanRefIds>
                                                                        <x0>
                                                                                <RefId>AB</RefId>
                                                                        </x0>
                                                                </ChPlanRefIds>
                                                        </x0>
                                                </Entries>
                                                <Any>ListFirst</Any>
                                                <SelectPolicy>Strict</SelectPolicy>
                                        </CAPL>
                                        <RAPL>
                                                <Entries></Entries>
                                                <Any>ListFirst</Any>
                                                <SelectPolicy>Strict</SelectPolicy>
                                        </RAPL>
                                        <ChannelPlan>
                                                <Entries>
                                                        <x0>
                                                                <Id>AB</Id>
                                                                <FirstFreq>2590000</FirstFreq>
                                                                <LastFreq>2529000</LastFreq>
                                                                <NextFreqStep>10000</NextFreqStep>
                                                                <Preambles>ffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff</Preambles>
                                                                <BW>10000</BW>
                                                                <FFTSize>1024</FFTSize>
                                                                <DuplexMode>1</DuplexMode>
                                                                <TTL>0</TTL>
                                                        </x0>
                                                </Entries>
                                                <BW>-1</BW>
                                                <FFTSize>-1</FFTSize>
                                                <DuplexMode>1</DuplexMode>
                                        </ChannelPlan>
                                        <OperatorName>GENI</OperatorName>
                                        <PollingInterval>-1</PollingInterval>
                                        <PollingAttempts>10</PollingAttempts>
                                        <ServerID></ServerID>
                                </NetworkParameters>
                                <SubscriptionParameters>
                                        <Primary>
                                                <Name></Name>
                                                <Activated>False</Activated>
                                                <EAP>
                                                        <x0>
                                                                <METHOD_TYPE>EAP_TLS</METHOD_TYPE>
                                                                <VENDOR_ID>13</VENDOR_ID>
                                                                <VENDOR_TYPE>13</VENDOR_TYPE>
                                                                <USER_IDENTITY></USER_IDENTITY>
                                                                <PROVISIONED_PSEUDO_IDENTITY></PROVISIONED_PSEUDO_IDENTITY>
                                                                <PASSWORD></PASSWORD>
                                                                <REALM>www.geni.net</REALM>
                                                                <USE_PRIVACY>False</USE_PRIVACY>
                                                                <ENCAPS>-1</ENCAPS>
                                                                <VFY_SERVER_REALM>False</VFY_SERVER_REALM>
                                                                <SERVER_REALMS></SERVER_REALMS>
                                                                <CERT>
                                                                        <x0>
                                                                                <CERT_TYPE></CERT_TYPE>
                                                                                <SER_NUM></SER_NUM>
                                                                                <ISSUER></ISSUER>
                                                                        </x0>
                                                                        <x1>
                                                                                <CERT_TYPE></CERT_TYPE>
                                                                                <SER_NUM></SER_NUM>
                                                                                <ISSUER></ISSUER>
                                                                        </x1>
                                                                </CERT>
                                                        </x0>
                                                </EAP>
                                        </Primary>
                                        <OtherSubscriptions></OtherSubscriptions>
                                </SubscriptionParameters>
                                <Contacts>
                                        <x0>
                                                <Type>0</Type>
                                                <URI>http://wimax.orbit-lab.org</URI>
                                                <Text>GENI WiMAX Technical Support</Text>
                                        </x0>
                                        <x1>
                                                <Type>1</Type>
                                                <URI>http://www.geni.net</URI>
                                                <Text>GENI Portal</Text>
                                        </x1>
                                </Contacts>
                        </geni>

Geni Configuration File

./configure --with-linux=/usr --with-libwimaxll=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var --prefix=/usr --enable-instrument
make
make install

8.1.4 Downloading Complete Image

Based on Ubuntu 10.04 with compiled Kernel .35 and the Intel WiMAX driver source compiled on 8/25/2010 and with the GENI configuration file;

latest image for NC10!

8.1.5 Using the Service

  1. wimaxcu ron - Turn the Software Radio On
  1. wimaxcu plist - Check to See Geni Profile is Available
  1. wimaxcu scan wide - Scan all the available Base Stations
  1. wimaxcu connect network Geni - Connect to the GENI wimax station
  1. dhclient wmx0 - Obtain an IP address

8.2 Intel WiMAX Modem Card with USB Connector

8.2.1 Intel 6250 WiMAX Modem USB Adaptor

8.2.2 PC Platforms

8.2.3 Installing Image

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