DLink DWL-520 + hostap in STA mode
cijoml at volny.cz
Mon Jan 20 05:28:04 EST 2003
Dne po 20. leden 2003 08:45 jste napsal(a):
> On 17 January 2003 10:08, Denis Vlasenko wrote:
> > DLink DWL-520
> > 2.4.20-pre11, wireless extensions 14, hostap-2002-10-12
> > We (my father and me) made a fairly long helical aerial.
> > We are trying to communicate over ~15 km with a small wireless cell.
> > (~10 hosts, one AP).
> > Mainline kernel's orinoco_pci module works but seems to lose
> > an association within ~30 secs and is not able to restore it without
> > ifconfig down/up cycle. Win98 driver fares better but dies too
> > after ~3 mins.
> > I am trying hostap now. It loads without problems but does not work,
> > I am unable to switch the node into STA mode.
> > Looks like card's firmware is old. Where can I find newer one?
> > (I'll go googling to try and find it myself...)
> Found 1.4.9 firmware. Flashed it in. Makes lots of difference.
> Basically everything works with mainline kernel's orinoco_pci
> (stopped using hostap since I do not need AP now).
> Thanks guys for all your numerous responses ;)
If u want firmware 1.5.6 - here it is... :)
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