When LinkIt Smart 7688 development board runs in Station mode, it connects to a wireless router through Wi-Fi. To connect to the board, our PC needs to be in the same local network as the board. However, to connect to the board directly without using any additional router, switch the board from Station mode back to the AP mode and connect to it.
There are two methods to achieve this purpose:
- Use Wi-Fi Reset button.
- Apply a UCI command provided in OpenWrt, as follows:
Step 1 — Apply UCI commands to disable the Station mode
Enter the following commands in the system console of the LinkIt Smart 7688 development board, if you're using firmware with v0.9.4 or above:
# wifi_mode ap
If you're with an older firmware version (v0.9.3 or earlier), please type the commands below:
# uci set wireless.sta.disabled=1 # uci commit
Step 2 — Restart the Wi-Fi driver
Enter the command in the console: