Help in installing HOSTAP driver

navaneeth navaneeth at handlink.com.tw
Wed Jul 28 07:34:53 EDT 2004


Hi Gaurav,

      Thanks a lot for helping.

I have attached herewith the output of

1. dmesg
2. cardctl config and cardctl ident
3. lsmod

Thanks a lot for the help.

Regards
Navaneeth


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "gaurav dawra" <openapproject at hotmail.com>
To: <navaneeth at handlink.com.tw>
Sent: Wednesday, July 28, 2004 6:59 PM
Subject: Re: Help in installing HOSTAP driver


> Do dmesg and see what is coming up there, you might get some hint whether
> the driver is giving some errors. Please Attach 'dmesg' to have the better
> clue of the stituation.
>
> Please also include output of command:
>
> cardctl config
> cardctl ident
> lsmod
>
> Thanx,
> --gaurav
>
>
> >From: "navaneeth" <navaneeth at handlink.com.tw>
> >To: "Utin Mikhail A CONT NPRI" <UtinMA at Npt.NUWC.Navy.Mil>
> >CC: hostap at shmoo.com
> >Subject: Re: Help in installing HOSTAP driver
> >Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2004 18:42:25 +0800
> >
> >Hi Utin , Ferguson,
> >
> >          Thanks a lot for your help. I downloaded the hostap driver and
> >built it.
> >
> >I modifed the config and the hostap_cs.conf file with my card info
> >
> >card "Lucent Technologies". "WaveLAN/IEEE"  , "Version 01.01", ""
> >manfid:  0X0156, 0X0002
> >bind "hostap_cs"
> >
> >But the interface waln0 never shows up in iwconfig.
> >
> >I did the following.
> >
> >1. Built the kernel:
> >      - copied /boot/config to /usr/src/linux/.config.
> >      - make old_config
> >      - make bzImage
> >      - make modules
> >      - mkinitrd
> >      - make modules_install
> >      - copied image to /boot
> >      - modified grub.conf.
> >
> >2.  I did the following to install hostap-driver:
> >      - make clean
> >      - make
> >      - make install.
> >
> >when I rebooted the wlan0 never showed up in iwconfig.
> >
> >1. I think we have to load the wireless firmware. How do we do it ??.
> >
> >Have I missed anything ??.. why is the wlan0 interface not showing up ??
> >
> >Thanks so much for your help.
> >
> >Regards
> >Navaneeth
> >
> >
> >
> >   ----- Original Message -----
> >   From: Utin Mikhail A CONT NPRI
> >   To: 'navaneeth'
> >   Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 2004 11:16 PM
> >   Subject: RE: Help in installing HOSTAP driver
> >
> >
> >   You can take a look on my two docs related to these issues.
> >
> >
> >
> >   -----Original Message-----
> >   From: navaneeth [mailto:navaneeth at handlink.com.tw]
> >   Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 9:16 PM
> >   To: hostap at shmoo.com
> >   Subject: Help in installing HOSTAP driver
> >
> >
> >
> >   Hi all,
> >
> >
> >
> >           I have a linux 2.6.5-1.358 kernel. I got the hostap driver and
> >hostap supplicant code from the hostap website.
> >
> >
> >
> >   I think the hostap supplicant code runs in user space. So I have
> >compiled and built it.
> >
> >
> >
> >   I am confused about how to install the hostap driver.
> >
> >
> >
> >   1. Where should I copy this code (in
usr/src/linux/drivers/net/wireless
> >??)
> >
> >
> >
> >   2. Then after doing make and make install, when I try to build the
> >image, I get error saying that there is no rule to build hostap.o. I
guess
> >I have to change the makefile for this.
> >
> >
> >
> >   I am a new bee with linux. Can anyone help me or point me to a
document.
> >
> >
> >
> >   The document in hostap is a bit complex for me. Any other help guide
for
> >installing hostap driver and setting up the environment.
> >
> >
> >
> >   Any pointers are greatly appreciated.
> >
> >
> >
> >   Regards
> >
> >   Navaneeth
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