This is a doc for enabling both Wi-Fi access point and station mode simultaneously on LinkIt Smart 7688.
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LinkIt Smart 7688 Wi-Fi multi-role

This is a doc for enabling both Wi-Fi access point and station mode simultaneously on LinkIt Smart 7688.

Usage

  1. Do a factory reset or configure 7688's Wi-Fi to AP mode.

  2. Download ralink.sh to 7688 board and replace the built-in file /lib/netifd/wireless/ralink.sh.

  3. SSH log into 7688's shell.

  4. Make the downloaded file executable by executing:

    chmod +x /lib/netifd/wireless/ralink.sh
    
  5. Execute the following commands:

    a. Replace <SSID> with the SSID on the Wi-Fi router you want to connect to.

    uci set wireless.sta.ssid="<SSID>"
    

    b. Replace <KEY> with the corresponding password of the above SSID.

    uci set wireless.sta.key="<KEY>"
    

    c. Set encryption type to WPA-PSK.

    uci set wireless.sta.encryption="psk"
    

    d. Enable Wi-Fi station mode.

    uci set wireless.sta.disabled="0"
    

    e. Apply the modified config.

    uci commit wireless
    

    f. Reload Wi-Fi settings, make the change take effect.

    wifi