trouble getting HOSTAP to work

Thomas Chen tchen at on-go.com
Fri Jan 12 15:08:35 EST 2007


> i cannot seem to get the HOSTAP driver to turn WIFI card into an AP
>
> i am using linux 2.6.13 and wireless driver 0.4.9
> and wireless tool wirelesstool 28...  the card is DLINK AIR DCF660W 
> (CF card)
>
> this card used to work with HOSTAP driver 0.0.3 and wirelesstool 25 
> under linux 2.4.19
> can any one provide some guidance on how to where to look ?
>
> thanks
> tc
> ---
>
> below is the dump of the current (not working) environment
>
> hostap_cs: 0.4.9 - 2006-05-06 (Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>)
> hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wifi0
> wifi0: NIC: id=0x800c v1.0.0
> wifi0: PRI: id=0x15 v1.0.7
> wifi0: STA: id=0x1f v1.3.6
>
> # iwconfig
> tunl0     no wireless extensions.
>
> wifi0     IEEE 802.11b  Mode:Auto  Frequency:2.437 GHz           
> Access Point: 00:05:5D:FA:45:25   Bit Rate:11 Mb/s   Tx-Power:-21 
> dBm            Sensitivity=1/3           Retry min limit:8   RTS 
> thr:off   Fragment thr:off
>          Encryption key:off
>          Power Management:off
>          wlan0     IEEE 802.11b  Mode:Auto  Frequency:2.437 GHz  
>          Access Point: 00:05:5D:FA:45:25   Bit Rate:11 Mb/s   
> Tx-Power:-21 dBm            Sensitivity=1/3           Retry min 
> limit:8   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
>          Encryption key:off
>          Power Management:off
>          Link Quality:0  Signal level:0  Noise level:0
>          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
>          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0
>
>
>




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