HostAP 0.0.3 fails to initialize Siemens I-Gate PCMCIA/PLX

Lars Steinke steinke at lsweb.de
Sun Jun 22 12:30:20 EDT 2003


Hi Jouni,

some more information: After upgrading to firmware 1.3.4 the
problem still persists, just some new error messages:

hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
hostap_plx: 0.0.3 - 2003-05-18 (Jouni Malinen
<jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>)
PCI: Found IRQ 14 for device 00:09.0
PCI: Sharing IRQ 14 with 00:0d.0
PLX9052 PCI/PCMCIA adapter: mem=0xda800000, plx_io=0xb800,
irq=14, pccard_io=0xb400
hostap_plx: CIS: 01 03 00 00 ff 17 ...
hostap_plx: manfid=0x0156, 0x0002
hostap_plx: cor_index=0x1 cor_offset=0x3e0
Prism2/2.5 PC Card detected in PLX9052 adapter
PLX_INTCSR=0x1063
PLX_CNTRL=0x180066d2 (Serial EEPROM present=1)
hostap_plx: Registered netdevice wlan0
prism2_hw_init()
prism2_hw_init: initialized in 9001 iterations
wlan0: NIC: id=0x8008 v1.0.0
wlan0: PRI: id=0x15 v0.3.0
wlan0: STA: id=0x1f v1.3.4
wlan0: defaulting to host-based encryption as a workaround for
firmware bug in Host AP mode WEP
wlan0: defaulting to bogus WDS frame as a workaround for firmware
bug in Host AP mode WDS
 wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: entry still in list? (entry=c7292aa0,
 type=0, res=0)
 wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: command was not completed (res=0,
 entry=c7292aa0, type=0, cmd=0x0121, param0=0xfce0, EVSTAT=8010)
 wlan0: interrupt delivery does not seem to work
 wlan0: hfa384x_set_rid: CMDCODE_ACCESS_WRITE failed (res=-110,
 rid=fce0, len=2)
 wlan0: Command completion event, but no pending commands
 wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: entry still in list? (entry=c7292aa0,
 type=0, res=0)
 wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: command was not completed (res=0,
 entry=c7292aa0, type=0, cmd=0x0121, param0=0xfc07, EVSTAT=0010)
 wlan0: interrupt delivery does not seem to work
 wlan0: hfa384x_set_rid: CMDCODE_ACCESS_WRITE failed (res=-110,
 rid=fc07, len=2)
 wlan0: MAC data length setting to 2304 failed
 wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: entry still in list? (entry=c7292aa0,
 type=0, res=0)
 wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: command was not completed (res=0,
 entry=c7292aa0, type=0, cmd=0x0001, param0=0x0000, EVSTAT=8010)
 wlan0: interrupt delivery does not seem to work
 wlan0: MAC port 0 enabling failed
 hostap_plx: hardware initialization failed
 hostap_plx: Netdevice wlan0 unregistered
 hostap_plx: No devices found, driver not installed.

On Sat, Jun 21, 2003 at 10:45:44AM +0200, steinke wrote:
> Hi Jouni,
> 
> just wanted to let you know that hostap_plx seems to have trouble
> initializing a Siemens I-Gate Prism2 based WLAN card
> (www.siemens.ch/i-gate, unfortunately German only...):
> 
> hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
> hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'WEP'
> hostap_plx: 0.0.3 - 2003-05-18 (Jouni Malinen
> <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>)
> PCI: Found IRQ 11 for device 00:0c.0
> PLX9052 PCI/PCMCIA adapter: mem=0xd9000000, plx_io=0xb000,
> irq=11, pccard_io=0xa800
> hostap_plx: CIS: 01 03 00 00 ff 17 ...
> hostap_plx: manfid=0x0156, 0x0002
> hostap_plx: cor_index=0x1 cor_offset=0x3e0
> Prism2/2.5 PC Card detected in PLX9052 adapter
> PLX_INTCSR=0x1063
> PLX_CNTRL=0x180066d2 (Serial EEPROM present=1)
> hostap_plx: Registered netdevice wlan0
> prism2_hw_init()
> prism2_hw_init: initialized in 9000 iterations
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: entry still in list? (entry=c682d260, type=0,
> res=0)
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: command was not completed (res=0,
> entry=c682d260, type=0, cmd=0x0021, param0=0xfd0b, EVSTAT=8010)
> wlan0: interrupt delivery does not seem to work
> wlan0: hfa384x_get_rid: CMDCODE_ACCESS failed (res=-110,
> rid=fd0b, len=8)
> Could not get RID for component NIC
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: entry still in list? (entry=c682d260, type=0,
> res=0)
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: command was not completed (res=0,
> entry=c682d260, type=0, cmd=0x0021, param0=0xfd02, EVSTAT=8010)
> wlan0: interrupt delivery does not seem to work
> wlan0: hfa384x_get_rid: CMDCODE_ACCESS failed (res=-110,
> rid=fd02, len=8)
> Could not get RID for component PRI
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd_issue: cmd reg was busy for 5000 usec
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd_issue - timeout - reg=0x8021
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: entry still in list? (entry=c682d260, type=0,
> res=-1)
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: interrupted; err=-110
> wlan0: hfa384x_get_rid: CMDCODE_ACCESS failed (res=-110,
> rid=fd20, len=8)
> Could not get RID for component STA
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd_issue: cmd reg was busy for 5000 usec
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd_issue - timeout - reg=0x8021
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: entry still in list? (entry=c682d260, type=0,
> res=-1)
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: interrupted; err=-110
> wlan0: hfa384x_get_rid: CMDCODE_ACCESS failed (res=-110,
> rid=fd20, len=8)
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd_issue: cmd reg was busy for 5000 usec
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd_issue - timeout - reg=0x8021
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: entry still in list? (entry=c682d260, type=0,
> res=-1)
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: interrupted; err=-110
> wlan0: hfa384x_get_rid: CMDCODE_ACCESS failed (res=-110,
> rid=fc01, len=6)
> wlan0: could not get own MAC address
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd_issue: cmd reg was busy for 5000 usec
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd_issue - timeout - reg=0x8000
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: entry still in list? (entry=c682d260, type=0,
> res=-1)
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: interrupted; err=-110
> wlan0: hfa384x_set_rid: CMDCODE_ACCESS_WRITE failed (res=-110,
> rid=fce0, len=2)
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd_issue: cmd reg was busy for 5000 usec
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd_issue - timeout - reg=0x8000
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: entry still in list? (entry=c682d260, type=0,
> res=-1)
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: interrupted; err=-110
> wlan0: hfa384x_set_rid: CMDCODE_ACCESS_WRITE failed (res=-110,
> rid=fc00, len=2)
> wlan0: Port type setting to 6 failed
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd_issue: cmd reg was busy for 5000 usec
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd_issue - timeout - reg=0x8000
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: entry still in list? (entry=c682d260, type=0,
> res=-1)
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd: interrupted; err=-110
> wlan0: MAC port 0 enabling failed
> hostap_plx: hardware initialization failed
> hostap_plx: Netdevice wlan0 unregistered
> hostap_plx: No devices found, driver not installed.
> 
> Hope you can make something out of this, the Kernel is 2.4.20
> with grsecurity patches, the Prism Firmware is 0.8.3.
> 
> The card should work in a PLX9052 adapter as Siemens themselves
> sell that combination, although in my case it's a USR PLX card I 
> picked up on eBay.
> 
> Regards,
> -- 
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