HostAP Drivers with non-Prism2

Tony Toole tony at
Mon Dec 2 12:24:36 EST 2002

The reference in the HostAP manual is refering to the Lucent Hermes (which
is also refered as Prism I).  These cards are command-compatible (to an

The zcom (and Teletronics 2MB) card uses an AMD MAC controler which is not
prism-I compatible.

Try the driver from the Teletronics site, it should compile fine with the
lates pcmcia services, and kernels.

Tony Toole
Valemount Networks Corporation  (Support forums)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ian Cass" <ian.cass at>
To: <hostap at>
Sent: Monday, December 02, 2002 9:14 AM
Subject: Re: HostAP Drivers with non-Prism2

> > These cards are not command-compatible with Prism-II cards, and require
> > seperate driver.
> OK that's cool. But why does the HostAP README.Prism2 seem to suggest it
> should work?
> > If your card uses and AMD firmware, you may need to download the legacy
> > driver from,
> Unfortunately, I can't manage to compile that with 2.4.19. I don't really
> want to go back to an old 2.2 kernel.
> > otherwise you can use the 2MB driver we wrote
> > for Teletronics which is hosted on their site.  The driver has Access
> Point
> > mode.
> I'll look that one up, thanks.
> --
> Ian Cass
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