I think i´ll give up ... :-(

Christian Marx christian_marx
Sat Apr 19 17:04:39 PDT 2003

Franck wrote:
 > WARNING: Unsanitized content follows.
> Look here for configuring your MA311 under Linux ;-)
> http://www.wlanfr.net/contenus.php?id=16
>>sorry for this long mail but i don?t know what?s wrong in my environment.
>>I can?t get a linux based wireless lan to work and i have no idea anymore.
>>My environment is:
>>- AMD K6 II 300
>>- 256MB RAM
>>- eth0: Intel Ethernet Pro
>>- eth1: Realtek based adapter
>>- wlan0: Netgear MA311 PCI wireless adapter
>>- In the meantime RedHat Linux 9 with
>>- Kernel 2.4.20-8
>>- wireless-tools-25-8
>>- Tested HostAP Versions:
>>	- latest CVS
>>	- 0.0.1
>>There are no probs with making the hostap drivers
>>There is also no probs to build the hostapd daemon .
>>When i load the driver the /var/log/messages logs the messages in
>>When i load the hostapd with "hopstapd /etc/hostapd.conf" i?ll get the
>>message you?ll see in "hostapd.txt".
>> From my notebook i can see the wireless lan with it?s SSID.
>>The notebook also can access this wireless lan.
>>I see the authantication traffic between hostapd and the client.
>>But now there are the problems:
>>- I don?t get a IP address from the DHCP server, that lists on wlan0.
>>- If i configure a static IP address on the notebook i can?t do anything
>>   at all.
>>I have no idea, i?ve tested the following:
>>- RedHat 7.3 with kernel 2.4.18-27.7.x
>>- D-Link DWL 500 PCMCIA Adapter
>>- Kernelspace modules without "hostapd"
>>- Custom made Kernel 2.4.20
>>Maybe anyone got?s a idea or a tip for me, otherwise i think i will give
>>up my Linux WLAN project an by some hardware access point ... :-(
>>Thank you
Thank you very much, thats it ...
It is up and running ... in some basic configuration ...

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