WL100 and hostap to windows 2000 interoperability

Szymon Stasik szymon.stasik at efigence.com
Fri Feb 14 15:11:11 EST 2003


really no one who can suggest anything?

Szymon Stasik wrote:
 > Hello,
 >
 > Probably this problem may have nothing to do with hostap or even linux
 > itself, I want to be sure about this and ask for other places where I
 > can look for solution.
 >
 > I have managed to run WL200 as AP using latest hostap and a linux client
 > with WL100. However I was unable to connect the same client notebook
 > running windows 2k.
 >
 > I was trying to switch off some devices (serial, paralell ports...)
 >
 > While searching the internet for a posiible solution I have found some
 > information that there may be some serious problems with WL100 and
 > windows 2k but have found no solution for this. There seems to be no
 > problems with interrupts - system shows no conflicts. Wery rarely while
 > changing some settings on wl100 under win 2k I can get on a linux side:
 >
 > wlan0: STA 00:50:8b:46:18:de TX rate lowered to 55
 > wlan0: sending disassociation info to STA
 > 00:50:8b:46:18:de(last=16146578, jiffies=16176678)
 > wlan0: STA 00:50:8b:46:18:de TX rate lowered to 20
 > wlan0: sending deauthentication info to STA
 > 00:50:8b:46:18:de(last=16146578, jiffies=16176778)
 > wlan0: Could not find STA for this TX error
 >
 >
 > After install additional utility from Compaq system tends to freeze for
 > few seconds and sometimes more.
 >
 > I'm using toshiba sattellite pro 4300 with win 2k and wl100 card
 > card firmware is 0.8.3 (for both wl200 and wl100 cards).
 >
 > After rebooting to linux wl100 works fine again as a client of second
 > wl200...
 >
 > I'll be glad to get any ideas where to look for solving this problem.
 >
 > regards,
 >
 > Szymon
 >
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