ioctl[...]: No such device

Pavel Roskin proski at gnu.org
Sat Jul 8 19:43:02 EDT 2006


On Sat, 2006-07-08 at 18:11 -0400, John - wrote:
> As your previous note suggested, I tried hostap_cs instead of _pci,
> without success.
> 
> To complete the story, I recompiled the kernel, taking out hostap
> modules and adding hermes/orinoco. And you are completely right; it
> now runs fine, with pcmciautils; no need to go back to pcmcia-cs.

Good to know.

> I had relied on Thinkwiki
> (http://thinkwiki.org/wiki/Wireless_Network_Adapters#PC_Card_.28PCMCIA.29_adapters), quoting,
> 
> IBM High Rate Wireless LAN PC Card
> Chipset: Prism 2.5
> Drivers: orinoco_pci or hostap

I have fixed it.  It was totally bogus.  Unfortunately, there is no way
to fix all web pages, so the lesson is not to rely on one source of
information if possible.

-- 
Regards,
Pavel Roskin




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