Host AP and PCI troubles.

Brian Pomerantz bapper at
Mon Aug 4 14:53:55 EDT 2003

On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 02:41:51PM -0400, Andrea G. Forte wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I do not know why but when after recompiling the kernel and installing all the 
> modules and hostAP, the mopdprobe command gives me a message saying that no 
> device was detected. I have done a lspci and it gives me only a "Unknown 
> ethernet controller/device". Doing dmesg, it says that no device and no DRIVERs 
> were found....shouldn't hostAP be the driver???
> I am confused...I am using an Athlon 1.7+ and a PCI wireless card DWL-AG520.

The WEL-AG520 looks to be an Atheros card which is not supported by
hostap (only prsim chipsets).  My guess is you won't see a driver for
this until fall '03 or so.


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