hostap 0.4.7 - iwlist scan kernel panic on ppc when in managedmode : success

Stelios Koroneos stelios at
Wed Apr 12 16:07:34 EDT 2006

 > It is indeed an endianess problem in the driver, and it exists both in
> CVS and in the current kernel.
> Basically, having an AP in the range using channel other than 1 will
> cause kernel panic.  The problem is caused by performing arithmetic on a
> little-endian value of the channel.
> Please test this patch:


The patch solved the problem.
I have tested it with 0.4.7, both with a pci and pcmcia card 

Many thanks 

Stelios S. Koroneos

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