PCMCIA from WAP11
xfesty at computeraddictions.com.au
Wed Mar 31 10:04:31 EST 2004
On 01/04/2004, at 5:05 AM, Pawel Hajto wrote:
> Hi there,
> I've got a PCMCIA card from a Linksys WAP11 v1.1 with a dead
> port. The card is OK, the wireless part of the WAP works fine
> (can associate clients, ping the WAP, etc). It seems to be based on
> Prism2/2.5 chipset. However, I tried to run it in a laptop, but windows
Didn't realise the WAP11's were Prism based.
This isn't related to your question, but -
I'm a huge fan of hostap, and would love to use it in an embedded
device - there's times when sticking a computer/laptop with a
PCI/PCMCIA card in it isn't suitable - up the top of a 60ft tower, for
What I'd really love to do (or maybe somebody's already done this) is
get a hardware AP, and reflash it with my own Linux running hostap
drivers, ospfd, etc. Every single hardware AP I've used, minus the
thousands-of-dollars cisco/enterasys's, seem terrible for outdoor
connections - packet loss, dup pings, crappy speeds, etc, supposedly
because of crappy drivers being used.
Any suggestions on hardware and such?
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