iwconfig complaining about wireless extension version
jar at pcuf.fi
Tue Apr 12 14:01:25 EDT 2005
> I've emerged the unstable version of wireless-tools. Do I need to
> update to the unstable version of the kernel source? (Does "Wireless
> Extension" come with the wireless-tools package or with the kernel
> vux ~ # iwconfig
> eth0 no wireless extensions.
> lo no wireless extensions.
> Warning: Driver for device wifi0 recommend version 18 of Wireless Extension,
> but has been compiled with version 17, therefore some driver features
> may not be available...
If you want get rid of that warning, you can e.g. patch the hostap driver to report
WE17 instead of WE18.
-range->we_version_source = 18;
+range->we_version_source = 17;
Best Regards, Jar
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