hostap 0.4.7 with the 2.6.17 kernel
ulovecutesun at gmail.com
Thu Jul 6 01:00:18 EDT 2006
On 7/6/06, Pavel Roskin <proski at gnu.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-07-06 at 00:20 -0400, Sun wrote:
> > If the kernel that already has hostap driver, 'lsmod' doesn't show
> > hostap_crypt_wep, hostap_cs, hostap_crypt, etc. After I issue modprobe
> > hostap, only hostap and ieee80211_crypt. Is it normal?
> I think it's normal.
> Actually, I meant the kernels that have hostap driver in the sources.
> Even if the driver in the kernel is not enabled, you still cannot
> compile the external hostap against it because the external driver is
> not updated for the new kernels.
> Pavel Roskin
Then how can I enable it?
[root at localhost mkim]# /sbin/cardctl ident
product info: "Lucent Technologies", "WaveLAN/IEEE", "Version 01.01", ""
manfid: 0x0156, 0x0002
function: 6 (network)
no product info available
[root at localhost mkim]# /sbin/service pcmcia restart
Shutting down PCMCIA services: done.
Starting PCMCIA services: cardmgr: watching 2 sockets
Jul 6 00:41:27 localhost cardmgr: socket 0: Lucent Technologies
Jul 6 00:41:28 localhost cardmgr: 'orinoco_cs' already bound to
[root at localhost mkim]# /sbin/lsmod | grep hostap
hostap 116425 0
ieee80211_crypt 6721 1 hostap
Actually, I installed 'hostapd-0.4.9-11.rhfc4.at.i386.rpm' with 2.6.17-fc4.
Then I command the following without changing anything in file hostapd.conf.
Could you tell me what's happening here? Thank you.
[root at localhost mkim]# hostapd -B /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf
Configuration file: /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf
ioctl(SIOCGIFINDEX): No such device
hostap driver initialization failed.
rmdir[ctrl_interface]: No such file or directory
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