Problem compiling hostap for a PCI card
chhabra at eecs.umich.edu
Wed Aug 6 22:30:47 EDT 2003
Pavel Roskin wrote:
>On Wed, 6 Aug 2003, Madhusudan Singh wrote:
>>[root at sggs hostap-0.0.4]# make hostap_pci
>>Makefile:38: WARNING: No kernel PCMCIA support found and PCMCIA_PATH is
>>make: *** No rule to make target `hostap_pci'. Stop.
>> The machine is a desktop machine. What is all this business about
>>PCMCIA support ?
>If a message says "warning", it's not a fatal error. Most wireless cards
>are PCMCIA. Users are reminded that if they don't have PCMCIA support in
>the kernel, they should define PCMCIA_PATH.
>The real problem is that you are running "make hostap_pci". You should
>just run "make" for 2.4 and newer kernels or "make pci" for 2.4 and older
>README clearly needs to be updated for the makefile changes (or maybe
>"make pci" and other separate targets should be allowed for 2.6 kernels).
>However, I don't see where you found "make hostap_pci". It's like running
>"make foo" and blaming the failure an innocent warning rather than on the
>real error message.
Thanks for the message. I guess I made a typo and then got confused.
I have compiled it successfully now. How do I configure it to act as an
access point ?
According to :
MA311 has an Access Point mode.
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