Using hostap with 300mW Zcomax cards

Joe Parks jphstap at
Wed May 19 13:33:00 EDT 2004

On Wed, 19 May 2004 10:10:57 -0700
"Hazra, Mousumi M" <mousumi.m.hazra at> wrote:

> I am trying to use Hostap with 300mW Zcomax cards (STA: V1.4.9). I am
> however unable to receive any management frames in the host side.
> Specifically I am looking for Beacons from other BSS/IBSS but am not
> getting any Beacon frames. It seems the card is operating in a FW AP
> mode and so not forwarding management frames to the hostap driver. IDo I
> need to set the card into a particular (hostap) mode in order to receive
> the management frames?

You will need to upgrade the firmware.  1.4.9 is bad.   See archives or the README for instructions on how to do this.

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