Photonvision pi as wifi access point

I am looking to leverage the photonvision pi image as a wireless access point. I am able to successfully us the wpilibpi image as an access point, but would like to do it with photonvision. When i try to setup WIFI under raspi-config i get a no wireless interface found. wlan0 is not found.

I tried installing hostapd but that didn’t seem to work.

Any thoughts would be helpful!

The WPILibPi image disables the wifi and bluetooth kernel modules by default for competition legality out-of-the-box, and I would think the photonvision image does the same thing. The way the WPILibPi image does this is via /etc/modprobe.d/raspi-blacklist.conf. If you remove that file (or the equivalent for photonvision), wifi should work.

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I did not know that. It indeed is blacklisting wifi. However, deleting that file did not seem to resolve it. I still get the message “No wireless interface found”.

Turns out, I was able to get it working by instead of using the photonvision image, using a bare pi image, and then following their process for “Other Debian-Based Co-Processor Installation”

Thanks for the help.

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