FC3, MA311 and hostap

Jar jar at pcuf.fi
Sun Jan 23 19:34:40 EST 2005


bayraktarz at uekae.tubitak.gov.tr wrote:
> Hi list,
> 
> I'm using FedoraCore3 with a Netgear MA311 wireless adapter. Adapter works
> fine when I use default orinoco_pci module. It associates with AP, takes
> IP address etc..
> I recently downloaded hostap-0.2.6, and now I'm trying to use this driver
> instead of orinoco module. I did every thing on README file; compiled it,
> installed it, and load the module with #modprobe hostap_pci command. But I
> could not be able to bring the interface up and took an IP address from
> AP.
> My AP do not use any kind of security mechanism, encription is of etc..
> I googled around and find this mail-list. I will be happy [and able to
> work with hostap driver] if someone helps me. It seems like an config
> error, but I tried all the iwconfig[and iwlist to get more info about it]
> params but nothing changed.

Do you have alias wlan0 hostap_pci line in your /etc/modprobe.conf ?

And the IP addresses and other configuration is correct in
/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-wlan0 file?

Then

ifdown wlan0
rmmod hostap_pci
ifup wlan0

...and wlan0 should have the proper IP address set.

---
BR, Jar




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