prism 2,5 problem

Wojciech Warmuz sauruspl at
Tue Apr 4 05:44:13 EDT 2006


iam trying to run soft ap under my linux and then try Host AP

00:0d.0 Network controller: Intersil Corporation Prism 2.5 Wavelan chipset (rev 01)

eth0 IEEE 802.11b ESSID:"testap" Nickname:"admin"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412 GHz Access Point: 44:44:44:44:44:44
Bit Rate:2 Mb/s Sensitivity:1/3
Retry min limit:8 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Encryption key:off
Power Management:off
Link Quality=0/92 Signal level=-68 dBm Noise level=-122 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

# iwconfig eth0 mode master
Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) :
SET failed on device eth0 ; Operation not supported.

hmm what i neeed to do change driver? i dunno i thought Prism would work just fine

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