AW: Change orinoco driver to hostap with kernel 2.6.6

Martin List-Petersen martin+hostap at list-petersen.net
Mon Jun 14 15:40:51 EDT 2004


It's hermes based, not prism2/2.5/3 based.

Use the orinoco or wvlan driver. For master mode you will have to look
at HermesAP, not HostAP.

Kind regards,
Martin List-Petersen
martin (at) list (dash) petersen (dot) net


On Mon, 2004-06-14 at 18:10, Juan Carlos Martin Severiano wrote:
> I forgot to say in my post that the DELL truemobile 1150 card is
> PRISM-based, so hostap should support it.
> 
> Regards
> 
> On Mon, 14 Jun 2004, Daniel Walther wrote:
> 
> > Hi Juan Carlos Martín
> >
> >
> >
> > As I know, HostAP doesnt support Orinoco cards. You should have a
> > PRISM-based card.
> >
> >
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Daniel
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >   _____
> >
> > Von: hostap-bounces+d.walther=wireless-bern.ch at shmoo.com
> > [mailto:hostap-bounces+d.walther=wireless-bern.ch at shmoo.com] Im Auftrag von
> > Juan Carlos Martin Severiano
> > Gesendet: Montag, 14. Juni 2004 18:48
> > An: hostap at shmoo.com
> > Betreff: Change orinoco driver to hostap with kernel 2.6.6
> >
> >
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> >
> >
> > I have tried to install HostAP 0.1.3 in my laptop (Fedora core 1, kernel
> > 2.6.6 running, wireless card DELL truemobile 1150), and I followed the
> > instructions contained in the README file:
> >
> >
> >
> > make
> >
> > make install
> >
> >
> >
> > (no error messages displayed)
> >
> >
> >
> > but when I restart cardmgr (doing /etc/init.d/pcmcia restart) I get again
> > the orinoco driver (that comes by default with the kernel)  instead of
> > hostap (looking at the modules loaded, with lsmod)
> >
> >
> >
> > How do I get rid of the default orinoco driver, in order to be able to use
> > hostap instead?
> >
> >
> >
> > Maybe the problem is that I have followed the instructions for "Systems
> > using kernel tree PCMCIA modules" instead of "System using external
> > pcmcia-cs modules". Honestly I don't know which of both suits my system, but
> > the first one compiled without problems.
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> >
> >
> > Juan Carlos Martín
> >
> >
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