I noticed that when I’m logged into dietpi via the WiFi hotspot package, then I will lose connectivity when running “dietpi-backup”. Looks like the hotspot gets deactivated during backups? I’m using a Raspberry Pi 3B+, fresh install.
Perhaps this caused the connectivity loss?
[ OK ] DietPi-Services | stop : hostapd
That’s common behaviour, unfortunately. I also use my raspberry as wifi hotspot (I live in Ukraine and it it’s my go-to device when I don’t have electricity, but still have ethernet) and ANY software
install, backup etc disables wifi, which is quite annoying…
The only solution, it seems, is to modify the
You are answering on a 4 year’s old post. And usually the WiFi should stay connected, even on software installation. Can you share some more details on your system? Which SBC? What DietPi version?