Close but no cigar...

Peter peter at peter.dyndns.info
Sat Dec 11 17:04:50 EST 2004


hi,

the firmware versions indicate that this is an orinoco card.

regards,
peter


Am Samstag, den 11.12.2004, 21:30 +0100 schrieb Jesper Weissglas:
> Hi folks, I'm hoping for some assistance in getting hostap running.
> 
> I have compiled and configured v0.2.5 on my Fedora 3 (kernel
> 2.6.9-1.681-FC3) system just fine.
> The driver gets this far:
> 
> Dec 11 21:15:36 jw-p4000 cardmgr[6035]: socket 0: Intersil PRISM2 11
> Mbps Wireless Adapter
> Dec 11 21:15:36 jw-p4000 kernel: hostap_cs: 0.2.5 - 2004-10-03 (Jouni 
> Malinen <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>)
> Dec 11 21:15:36 jw-p4000 kernel: hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wifi0
> Dec 11 21:15:36 jw-p4000 kernel: hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 3.3, irq 11,
> io 0x0100-0x013f
> Dec 11 21:15:36 jw-p4000 kernel: wifi0: NIC: id=0x05 v1.2.2
> Dec 11 21:15:36 jw-p4000 kernel: wifi0: PRI: id=0x15 v4.4.1
> Dec 11 21:15:36 jw-p4000 kernel: wifi0: STA: id=0x1f v6.14.1
> Dec 11 21:15:36 jw-p4000 kernel: wifi0: Beacon interval setting to 100
> failed
> Dec 11 21:15:36 jw-p4000 kernel: wifi0: DTIM period setting to 1 failed
> ....and so on.
> 
> Most other folks that have had this problem have been told they are not
> actually running a PRISM2 card,
> but all info I have tells me I am. My card happends to be built-in in a
> Toshiba Protege 4000 laptop.
> 
> The Fedora installer detects it as a PRISM2 card, and the orinoco_cs
> driver was working fine with it.
> 
> Here is some more info:
> 
> -------------
> [root at ...]# cardctl status
> Socket 0:
>   3.3V 16-bit PC Card
>   function 0: [ready]
> -------------
> [root at ...]# cardctl ident
> Socket 0:
>   product info: "TOSHIBA", "Wireless LAN Card", "Version 01.01", ""
>   manfid: 0x0156, 0x0002
>   function: 6 (network)
> -------------
> [root at ...]# ./hostap_diag -p wifi0
> Host AP driver diagnostics information for 'wifi0'
> 
> NICID: id=0x0005 v1.2.2 (unknown)
> PRIID: id=0x0015 v4.4.1
> STAID: id=0x001f v6.14.1 (station firmware)
> 
> Production Data Area (PDA)
> Could not read wlan PDA. This requires PRISM2_DOWNLOAD_SUPPORT
> definition for the kernel driver.
> -------------
> This is strange, because PRISM2_DOWNLOAD_SUPPORT is as it was in the
> distribution, not commented out, and the driver thus should be compiled
> with download support built in???
> 
> /jesper
> 
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