wireless tools with HostAP driver

Ricardo Galli gallir at uib.es
Wed Mar 12 19:31:33 EST 2003


On Thursday 13 March 2003 01:06, Florentino Perez shaped the electrons to 
shout:
> I have installed the HostAP driver in my Red Hat box
> and i try to use the last wireless extension that i
> downloaded from
>
> http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Jean_Tourrilhes/Linux/Tools.html
>
> I run with 2.4.7 kernel.

Very, very old.

> when i run iwconfig command i get the next warning
>
> Warning: Driver for device wlan0 recommend version 13
> of Wireless Extension but has been compiled with
> version 11, therefore some driver features may notbe
> available...

Because your kernel is old.

>
> Which one is the version 13?? I have the version 25,
> so it is supposed that it has to work without problems.

Version 25 is the wireless-tools' version, a.k.a user space tools. 
Wireless extension belongs to the kernel.


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