Orinoco Gold Card (Hermes) as AP under Debian Etch?

Jar jar at pcuf.fi
Sun May 13 15:01:45 EDT 2007

Edwin Whitelaw wrote:
> I've googled and filtered the list regarding my attempt to use a Lucent 
> (Orinoco) Gold 802.11b card as Ap under Debian Etch.  The card is in a 
> Vadem-469 ISA bridge and I can get the hardware recognized but only 
> using the orinoco_cs module. 

It is not going to work. Hostap driver is not for Orinoco cards 
(actually you should blacklist hostap driver, when using orinoco 
driver). Correct driver for Orinoco pcmcia cards is the orinoco_cs 
driver. Unfortunately orinoco_cs driver doesn't support access point mode.

Best Regards, Jar

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