Andrea G. Forte
andreaf at cs.columbia.edu
Wed Feb 18 20:29:38 EST 2004
I will try and let you know if it worked. :-)
On Wed, 18 Feb 2004, Jerry wrote:
> I know this sounds overly simplistic... but have you tried to simply rename
> the hostap.conf to wlan-ng.conf ? I presume since you are using (trying)
> the hostap driver, the wlan-ng driver would be in the way for all intents
> and purposes...
> Just a thought...
> > I did not include other messages than the one with unsupported ioctl
> > because that is the only error message I get. All the rest seems to work
> > fine.
> > I tried to add entries in /etc/pcmcia/config but once this was done, the
> > card was recognized as ethernet not as wireless lan. This would make the
> > Zaurus freeze when starting the tcp/ip service (the only service allowed
> > since the card was recognized as ethernet).
> > I tried to rename the hostap.conf in zhostap.conf as you said but nothing
> > would happen. Can the class of the device be changed from "network" to
> > "wlan-ng"? Doing so the card gets recognized as wireless and not as
> > ethernet, but it gives me the unsupported ioctl I told you about before.
> > Thank you for all of your help.
> > Andrea
> > On Wed, 18 Feb 2004, Pavel Roskin wrote:
> > > On Wed, 18 Feb 2004, Andrea G. Forte wrote:
> > >
> > > > We modified the original wlan-ng file to load the hostap modules
> > > > of the prism2 modules for our card. We tried to use the hostap config
> > > > as Pavel said, but when inserting the card it would not be recognized
> > > > "inserted" and therefore no drivers would be loaded.
> > >
> > > I'm sorry, but the only way to make hostap work is to have it loaded by
> > > cardmgr. This means that the appropriate entry for the card should be
> > > /etc/pcmcia/config or in a file included from it. When wlan-ng is
> > > executed, it's too late.
> > >
> > > I believe your interpretation of the problem is incorrect, but you
> > > provide any exact messages, so I cannot help you. The problem has
> > > to do with either driver, by the way. It's a problem with cardmgr and
> > > configuration files.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Regards,
> > > Pavel Roskin
> > >
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