iwconfig trouble

gaurav dawra openapproject at hotmail.com
Fri Dec 3 16:27:46 EST 2004


Hostap is a Driver. I configured Compaq card with orinoco driver earlier. It 
works great.

--Gaurav

>From: capacity77 at tin.it
>To: "gaurav dawra" <openapproject at hotmail.com>
>Subject: Re: iwconfig trouble
>Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 19:01:09 +0100
>
>the Compaq WL 100 DOES HAVE an Intersil Prism chipset, hostap should work
>with with it.
>Now I have a quiestion: hostap IS the driver for the AP mode or it can also
>be the driver of the wireless card? I mean, does hostap need that the card
>works with another driver or is provides also this function?
>
>
>
> >-- Messaggio originale --
> >From: "gaurav dawra" <openapproject at hotmail.com>
> >To: capacity77 at tin.it
> >Subject: Re: iwconfig trouble
> >Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2004 17:44:41 +0000
> >
> >
> >
> >You can't set both of them. Host AP driver works with Prism 2/2.5 cards
>and
> >
> >if i remember correctly compaq card works with orinocco driver. I tried
>to
> >
> >run compaq card with hostap driver. It detects but parameters cannot be
>set
> >
> >cooreclty, it was expected. The card service is a deamon which loads and
> >
> >unloads any drivers by doing hot swapping.
> >
> >There is a distinction, if you want to use hostap it works only with 
>Prism
> >
> >2/2.5 chipset. Change card and get cards like Netgear Ma401, Senao NL2511
> >
> >CDplus.
> >
> >Thanx.
> >--Gaurav
> >>From: capacity77 at tin.it
> >>To: "Derek Chan" <dwc+hostap at OCF.Berkeley.EDU>
> >>CC: hostap at shmoo.com
> >>Subject: Re: iwconfig trouble
> >>Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 18:33:36 +0100
> >>
> >>why can't I? the linux-wlan-ng is the driver for my wireless card, to
>use
> >>hostap i have to use necessarily also a driver for the card.
> >>I have a Compaq WL 100, I need the linux-wlan-ng driver. Or maybe is 
>there
> >>any other simpler driver for Prism2 cards as mine?
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> >-- Messaggio originale --
> >> >Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 09:24:01 -0800
> >> >From: Derek Chan <dwc+hostap at OCF.Berkeley.EDU>
> >> >To: capacity77 at tin.it
> >> >Cc: Josh Wyatt <jdwyatt at joshua.raleigh.nc.us>, hostap at shmoo.com
> >> >Subject: Re: iwconfig trouble
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 06:00:25PM +0100, capacity77 at tin.it wrote:
> >> >> my Compaq WL100 is not an usb device is a wireless lan pcmcia card
>
> >>(based
> >> >> on Intersil Prism chipset). But you surprised me cos when I 
>installed
> >>the
> >> >> linux-wlan-ng driver, in the modules.conf there's something that
> >>reminds
> >> >> an usb device rather than a wireless card!
> >> >> Anyway
> >> >>
> >> >> lsmod says:
> >> >> Module                  Size  Used by    Not tainted
> >> >> prism2_cs              98420   0
> >> >> p80211                 37348   0  [prism2_cs]
> >> >
> >> >Unload the linux-wlan-ng drivers before you load the hostap drivers.
> >> >You can't use both at once.
> >> >
> >> > - Derek
> >> >
> >> >--
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> >>
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