bug on plx version of the driver?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sun May 18 12:54:57 EDT 2003

On Sun, May 18, 2003 at 05:45:43PM +0200, Santiago Garcia Mantinan wrote:

> I'm starting to play with my plx adapter to test the plx version of the
> driver, when I tried to run wavemon on it, It didn't run and I got this
> kernel errors:
> wlan0 (WE) : Buffer for request 8B1B too small (0<7)
> wlan0 (WE) : Buffer for request 8B1D too small (0<4)
> wlan0 (WE) : Buffer for request 8B0B too small (0<308)
> Is this a bug or is it normal?

It's a bug, but not in Host AP driver. Those messages are from generic
Linux wireless extension implementation and those ioctl() calls never
even reached Host AP driver.

> If it is normal, does this means that wavemon is making some wrong
> assumptions?

It looks like the version of wavemon that you are using passed invalid
data in Linux wireless extensions ioctl().

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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