Intel 2200 Mini-PCI + hostapd

Fred Leeflang fredl at 3dn.nl
Fri Feb 9 06:35:33 EST 2007


Uhm.

Was my question that difficult? I'll rephrase it.
Can hostapd to be made to run on an Intel Pro
2200?

-Fred

Fred Leeflang wrote:
> Hi,
>
>  From http://hostap.epitest.fi/hostapd/ I read that hostapd
> supports:
>
>     * Host AP driver for Prism2/2.5/3 <http://hostap.epitest.fi/>
>     * madwifi (Atheros ar521x) <http://sourceforge.net/projects/madwifi/>
>     * Prism54.org (Prism GT/Duette/Indigo) <http://www.prism54.org/>
>     * BSD net80211 layer (e.g., Atheros driver) (FreeBSD 6-CURRENT)
>
> I recently purchased an Asus WL-500gP, which has a Broadcom
> mini-pci. I installed openwrt on it and got it all to work quite well,
> using the 'nas' binary that comes with OpenWRT. The 'nas' binary
> handles the WPA-EAP which I've set up, so I'm actually running
> EAP-TTLS with inner PAP authentication on it.
>
> There's only one 'but'; the nas binary doesn't support 802.1x accounting
> it seems. So in order to fix that I was looking into installing hostapd
> on the Asus. The list of supported cards is very slim though and I am
> not very optimistic that I'll get the Broadcom driver to work as that's
> still very experimental. So another option I have is to install an Intel
> Pro 2200 mini pci card. This card seems to be pretty stable, and what's
> more, I also use wpa_supplicant on it with the -Dwext option.
>
> Is it possible to run hostapd on an Intel Pro 2200 mini-pci card?
>
> Thanks a lot,
> Fred Leeflang
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