USB NetGear MA111 driver

Andrei Grichine a.grichine at
Tue May 6 15:08:25 EDT 2003

Hello Pavel,
Thanks for the fast reply. These wireless adapters are using PRISM 3
chipset. Is it difficult to port HostAP driver to support USB devices?
How difficult is to port this driver to MAC platform?

If anyone is interested in this kind of projects, please let me know.
We can discuss our possible project.

Tuesday, May 6, 2003, 2:25:48 PM, you wrote:

PR> On Tue, 6 May 2003, Andrei Grichine wrote:

>> I've got a few Netgear MA111 wireless adapters. Here is the link where
>> you can get some information about them:
>> Is it possible to use hostap driver to support these adapters under
>> Linux? I'm looking for driver for these devices.

PR> There is no USB support in the HostAP driver.  You can only use HostAP
PR> with Netgear MA111 is two conditions are met:

PR> 1) The device uses Prism chipset.
PR> 2) Somebody ports HostAP to support USB devices.

PR> I really doubt about the number one.  Netgear MA101 uses Atmel chipset.
PR> You can try linux-wlan-ng ( and one of the
PR> Atmel drivers ( or
PR> to see which chipset you have in
PR> MA111.

Best regards,
 Andrei                            mailto:a.grichine at

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