david.goodenough at btconnect.com
Thu May 8 13:15:50 EDT 2003
That was the problem. Its odd, I tried the card in another old machine
of roughly the same vintage (actually slightly older I think), also an
IBM, a Thinkpad 750Cs, and that worked perfectly.
On Thursday 08 May 2003 16:43, Douglas Held wrote:
> The Senao cards are likely Cardbus, while the working 3com card may be an
> ordinary 16 bit PCMCIA card.
> You should check whether the Senao is indeed (32 bit) Cardbus, and if so,
> see whether your ISA device handles that somehow.
> I hope this is helpful.
> At 03:18 AM 5/8/2003, David Goodenough wrote:
> >I am trying to use hostap with some Senao cards in an old IBM PS/2E, which
> >has an ISA card which supports up to 4 PCMCIA slots.
> >I have installed a Debian (sid) system on it, using a 2.4.20 kernel which
> > I built myself in order to get rid of as much of the unused stuff as
> > possible.
> >I added to this the pcmcia-source and hostap-source code to add in the
> >necessary modules for hostap.
> >Everything built and installed cleanly, and my system now comes up
> > apparently cleanly.
> >When I plug in the Senao card it originally complained about a
> > GetNextTuple error, which by googling I found means that I need the
> > ignore_cis_vcc option, so I added that and now hostap_cs appears to load
> > cleanly. But all I get is the version message (even though I have set
> > /etc/hostap/hostap.conf debug level to 2) in /var/log/messages or syslog.
> >However neither ifconfig nor iwconfig can find any new interfaces.
> >There is one other network PCMCIA card in the system, a 3Com ethernet
> > card, and that is working just fine.
> >Thanks in advance for any help you might be able to give
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