Posible Bug and some questions

Guido Augustowski gha at fibertel.com.ar
Wed May 21 21:47:22 EDT 2003

I didn´t received any comment on this post, that´s why I´m repeating it.

Please, if you can help me, I would be gratefull to receive any mail from



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Guido Augustowski" <guidoa at fibertel.com.ar>
To: <hostap at shmoo.com>
Sent: Monday, May 19, 2003 8:53 PM
Subject: Posible Bug and some questions

> Hi! I´m writing because of a posible bug:
> Having hostap loaded with a D-Link 500 (pcmcia in a PCI adaptor) in
> mode, and asociated to another hostap in Master mode, with Wavemon 0.4.0b
> loaded, I ran:
> ifconfig wlan0 down
> and then:
> cardctl eject
> When I stoped the card with the second command, all the system haltes, and
> the only solution was a hard reset. I don´t know if this may be a bug in
> Hostap or in Wavemon. When I don´t have Wavemon running, I can execute
> "cardctl eject" with no problems.
> When I looked at the terminal after I realized that my machine was halted,
> saw some Inavlid Wireless Event´s like this:
> wlan0 (WE) : Invalid Wireless Event (0x8C03)
> On the other hand, having my station in Master mode, with another Hostap
> asociated to me (in Managed mode), I get some Invalid Wireless Event like
> the above and some errors whe the driver loads. I will paste that part of
> dmesg for you.
> And one more thing: I have these version of firmware in my pcmcia:
> wlan0: NIC: id=0x800c v1.0.0
> wlan0: PRI: id=0x15 v1.0.5
> wlan0: STA: id=0x1f v1.3.4
> Is it necesary to update them? What are the advantages?
> Thanks for all and sorry for the long message.
> Guido
> guidoa at fibertel.com.ar
> -----------------------
> cs: warning: no high memory space available!
> cs: unable to map card memory!
> cs: unable to map card memory!
> cs: IO port probe 0x0c00-0x0cff: clean.
> cs: IO port probe 0x0100-0x04ff: excluding 0x170-0x177 0x370-0x377
> 0x4d0-0x4d7
> cs: IO port probe 0x0a00-0x0aff: clean.
> hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
> hostap_cs: 0.0.0 CVS (Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>)
> hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (constant)
> prism2_config()
> hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (from config)
> Checking CFTABLE_ENTRY 0x01 (default 0x01)
> IO window settings: cfg->io.nwin=1 dflt.io.nwin=1
> io->flags = 0x0046, io.base=0x0000, len=64
> hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 3.3, irq 9, io 0x0100-0x013f
> hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wlan0
> prism2_hw_init()
> prism2_hw_config: initialized in 17537 iterations
> wlan0: NIC: id=0x800c v1.0.0
> wlan0: PRI: id=0x15 v1.0.5
> wlan0: STA: id=0x1f v1.3.4
> wlan0: defaulting to host-based encryption as a workaround for firmware
> in Host AP mode WEP
> wlan0: defaulting to bogus WDS frame as a workaround for firmware bug in
> Host AP mode WDS
> Setting ALC off
> Setting TX power to 17 dBm
> wlan0: prism2_open
> wlan0: 00:05:5d:d6:f2:0d auth (alg=0 trans#=1 stat=0 len=6 fc=00b0) ==> 0
> (authOK)
> wlan0: 00:05:5d:d6:f2:0d auth_cb - STA authenticated
> wlan0: 00:05:5d:d6:f2:0d assoc (len=18 prev_ap=00:00:00:00:00:00) => 0(0)
> (OK, new AID)
> wlan0 (WE) : Invalid Wireless Event (0x8C03)
> wlan0: 00:05:5d:d6:f2:0d assoc_cb - STA associated
> ------------

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