Detecting current version of hostap

Christopher Dobbs crdobbs at
Thu May 13 22:01:10 EDT 2004

Check to see if the card is in the pcmcia cardmanagers database.  I had 
the same problem with a senao card, and it was because the card was 
unknown to the card manager.

Look for an entry in /var/log/messages that looks like this:

May 13 18:53:45 JohnJacobJinglehimer cardmgr[666]: unsupported card in socket 1

May 13 18:53:46 JohnJacobJinglehimer cardmgr[666]:   product info: "3Com Corporation", "3C589", "TP/BNC LAN Card Ver. 2a", "000002"

May 13 18:53:46 JohnJacobJinglehimer cardmgr[666]:   manfid: 0x0101, 0x0589  function: 6 (network)

If this is like this, edit /etc/pcmcia/config and add an entry for your 

Doron Nissimi wrote:

> Hi,
> I have installed the 'pebble v.41' distro, and I would like to know 
> what version of hostap it is running (or isn't running to be more 
> exact).  I am having issues with my Senao PCMCIA card and want to see 
> if I can upgrade the hostap driver.
> Thanks!
> Doron
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Christopher Dobbs
Eracew Computer Services

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