New to hostap

Olivier Warin daffy at oav.net
Thu Feb 19 23:03:03 EST 2004


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Please refer to that page for proper linux drivers:

http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Jean_Tourrilhes/Linux/

Le 19 févr. 04, à 20:49, Johnson, Michael1 [IT] a écrit :

> Hi all. I am having some trouble seeing my wireless card with redhat 
> 9. Was
> hoping some of you might be able to point me in the right direction. I 
> have
> a compaq EN with a pci SMC 2802W wireless card .. mainly SMC G 
> wireless.
> This is the card I am planning on using for my AP. Unless someone can
> suggest an alternate G wirless card that will work as an AP.
>
> So for starters im using the HOSTAP kernel rpm. And have installed the 
> 2.0
> drivers (at least i think i did)
>
> [root at wireless1 2.4.20-13.9.HOSTAP]# uname -a
> Linux wireless1 2.4.20-13.9.HOSTAP #1 Tue Jun 3 14:40:04 PDT 2003 i686 
> i686
> i386 GNU/Linux
>
> Drivers installed by make pci then the make install_pci..
>
> [root at wireless1 2.4.20-13.9.HOSTAP]# ls -altr
> /lib/modules/2.4.20-13.9.HOSTAP/net/
> total 1364
> drwxr-xr-x    2 root     root         4096 Feb 19 16:14 .
> drwxr-xr-x    5 root     root         4096 Feb 19 16:14 ..
> -rw-r--r--    1 root     root       315216 Feb 19 16:44 hostap_pci.o
> -rw-r--r--    1 root     root       464484 Feb 19 16:44 hostap.o
> -rw-r--r--    1 root     root       158452 Feb 19 16:44 
> hostap_crypt_wep.o
> -rw-r--r--    1 root     root       210908 Feb 19 16:44 
> hostap_crypt_tkip.o
> -rw-r--r--    1 root     root       210500 Feb 19 16:44 
> hostap_crypt_ccmp.o
>
> Depmod -a returns nothing which is wierd..
>
> [root at wireless1 2.4.20-13.9.HOSTAP]# /sbin/depmod -ae
> [root at wireless1 2.4.20-13.9.HOSTAP]#
>
>
> upon reboot dmesg returns the following
>
> hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
> hostap_pci: 0.0.3 - 2003-05-18 (Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>)
> hostap_pci: No devices found, driver not installed.
> hostap_crypt: unregistered algorithm 'NULL' (deinit)
> hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
> hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
> hostap_pci: 0.2.0 - 2004-02-15 (Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>)
> hostap_pci: No devices found, driver not installed.
> hostap_crypt: unregistered algorithm 'NULL' (deinit)
> hostap_crypt: unregistered algorithm 'NULL' (deinit)
>
>
> Thanks in advance for any help.
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Cordialement
                          /Olivier
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