1. using an eeepc 701 running Debian/Lenny with its atheros wifi interface and madwifi drivers on a 2.6.26 kernel (output of dpkg -l:)
    ii  madwifi-modules-2.6.26-2-686         2.6.26+0.9.4+r3772.20080716-4 Multiband Atheros Driver modules for Linux 2
    ii  madwifi-tools                        1:0.9.4~rc2+dfsg-1            tools for the Multiband Atheros Driver for W
    set the eeepc as an access point
    # reset wifi interface
    wlanconfig ath0 destroy
    # define wifi interface as accesspoint
    wlanconfig ath0 create wlandev wifi0 wlanmode ap
    # define wifi parameters
    iwconfig ath0 essid jmf chan 3
    # set ip address (NDS =
    ifconfig ath0 up
  2. run a game on the NDS supporting wifi connection to get the eeepc settings. Save this configuration in slot 1
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  3. restart the NDS and run the telnetd.nds application (file stored in the /nds directory of the microSD card). Connection success is indicated by "Start Telnetd"
  4. you might want to make sure that the connection between the AP and the NDS is indeed active using
    wlanconfig ath0 list
  5. telnet from the eeepc to the NDS using on the eeepc (login=root, no password)
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