Config file for hostap_pci??
bestb at sympatico.ca
Sat Oct 19 18:54:00 EDT 2002
I have recently installed the hostap driver for a couple of machines, after
having some trouble with the wlan-ng drivers.
These are client machines, so I am not using the hostap function; just using
them for general client usage. The clients are connecting to an AP, from
which they get their IP via DHCP.
I managed to figure out (though not without some head scratching - is this
documented??) that in order to set up a client, I would have to edit the
/etc/pcmcia/wireless.opts file to expressly set "ESSID="any" (or "myap")",
and "MODE="managed"". Prior to this, the interface could be brought up but I
could not get an IP from the DHCP server. Works great now for pcmcia wireless
I also have a desktop with a native PCI prism2 card (the notorious D-Link
DWL-520). As it does not use pcmcia (and there is therefore no
/etc/pcmcia/wireless.opts file), I am not sure where to make the above
What is the equivalent to /etc/pcmcia/wireless.opts for Prism 2.5 PCI wireless
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