Problems with hostap driver

Joshua Wright jwright at hasborg.com
Fri Feb 18 06:55:20 EST 2005


Ardhendu,

ardhendu nandan wrote:
> Wireless card info:
>      “Cisco System “,”350 series wireless adapter”
>       Manfid:0x015f, 0x000a 

The HostAP driver is designed for the Prism2 family of cards - you'll 
need to use a Cisco-compatible driver for this 350 series adapter. 
Check with your Linux distribution vendor for an appropriate driver, or 
you can try using the Cisco driver for Linux supplied at cisco.com.

> [root at localhost root]# modprobe hostap_pci
> /lib/modules/2.4.20-8/net/hostap.o: unresolved symbol
> register_netdevice

It sounds like you are missing something in your kernel configuration, 
although I couldn't easily identify what is missing (sorry).  Do you 
have CONFIG_HOTPLUG and CONFIG_HOTPLUG_PCI enabled in your kernel 
configuration?

-Josh
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