DLink DWL-520 + hostap in STA mode

Denis Vlasenko vda at port.imtp.ilyichevsk.odessa.ua
Thu Jan 23 02:15:35 EST 2003


On 20 January 2003 12:28, Michal Semler wrote:
> 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...  :)

Wow! Where's my wget?

> http://aldebaran.feld.cvut.cz/~xmyslik/wifi

Following the link...
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vda



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