modprobe hostap_pci locks up machine
linux at paip.net
Tue Dec 7 11:32:36 EST 2004
On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 08:04:55AM -0800, Ka-Hing Cheung wrote:
> > Wow. Off and on again.
> > That worked. Once. I was able to modprobe hostap_pci, but when I tried
> > to load the firmware, it crashed. Now, even after off-and-ons, the
> > modprobe hostap_pci crashes once again.
> That's strange, are you sure that you loaded the right firmware? I
> would also try to switch to a different PCI slot just to make sure
> it's not a bad slot (I've run into this once on another machine, took
> me a whole week to setup that PCI modem...).
OK, we tried a different PCI slot, and, what do you know? The crashes
are gone. Now, we've got a new problem:
iwconfig wlan0 mode managed
iwconfig wlan0 essid DUKE
But when I check it with iwconfig, I get:
wlan0 IEEE 802.11b ESSID:""
Mode:Managed Access Point: 00:00:00:00:00:00 Bit Rate:2Mb/s
Retry min limit:8 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Link Quality=0/70 Signal level=-73 dBm Noise level=-73 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
Note there's no ESSID. I can't seem to get any ESSID to appear there in
Managed mode at all. :-(
I'm using pm010102.hex and rf010803.hex as my firmware.
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