Hostap + pcmciautils = ouchies

Henrik Brix Andersen brix at
Tue Dec 20 17:17:24 EST 2005

On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 03:02:58PM -0700, James Lay wrote:
> Dec 20 14:39:49 burrito kernel: hostap_cs: disagrees about version of symbol prism2_update_comms_qual
> Dec 20 14:39:49 burrito kernel: hostap_cs: Unknown symbol prism2_update_comms_qual
> Dec 20 14:39:50 burrito cardmgr[1266]: + FATAL: Error inserting hostap_cs (/lib/modules/ Unknown symbol in module, or unknown parameter (see dmesg)

Perhaps you have several hostap_cs.ko modules in your module path? Try
running `find /lib/modules/ -name hostap_cs.ko`

> Anyway there it is.  Nuked hotplug from starting and chmodded rc.pcmcia
> back to 0755 and all is right in the cosmos, but I think I'll just wait
> a bit on upgrading anymore laptops with pcmciautils ;)

Works for me - I've used pcmciautils + hostap-driver since I wrote the
initial patch for supporting this.

You failed to mention which version of pcmciautils and hostap-driver
you use...

Henrik Brix Andersen <brix at>
Gentoo Metadistribution | Mobile computing herd
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