wireless tools with HostAP driver

Ka Chun, Cheng kccheng at biblecrawler.com
Thu Mar 13 04:01:12 EST 2003


modify the Makefile of wireless tools, 
uncomment the line starting with
KERNEL_SRC =
in my source, it is line 13. point it to your kernel source. recompile.

also, 2.4.7 kernel is bit too old I fear.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <srikanth_w at naturesoft.net>
To: <gallir at uib.es>
Cc: <hostap at shmoo.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2003 3:53 PM
Subject: wireless tools with HostAP driver 


> 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.
> 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... 
> 
> *** This version 13 is for Wireless Extension in Kernel 
> refer <linux/wireless.h>
> 
> Which one is the version 13?? I have the version 25,
> so it is supposed that it has to work without problems.
> 
> *** The version 25 is for Wireless Tools, latest one.
> 
> ---
> Srikanth.
> 
> 
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