iwconfig trouble

capacity77 at tin.it capacity77 at tin.it
Sat Dec 4 03:57:40 EST 2004


So to make HostAP work, I don't need any other driver, such as orinoco,
right?


>-- Messaggio originale --
>From: "gaurav dawra" <openapproject at hotmail.com>
>To: capacity77 at tin.it
>Cc: hostap at shmoo.com
>Subject: Re: iwconfig trouble
>Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2004 21:27:46 +0000
>
>
>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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>> >> >        -- Mahatma Gandhi
>> >>
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