Get Hostap working with Dell Wireless card
Fri May 16 23:09:49 PDT 2003
Sorry Jean. I thought I was sending this mail to
hostap group. Here's what I meant to show everybody.
--- Jean Tourrilhes wrote:
> Josh Crawley wrote :
> > I've got a "Dell TrueMobile 1150 PC card" in a
> > pci=>pcmcia bridge.
> A quick check in the Howto will show that this card
> is *not*
> compatible with HostAP.
Thanks for responding, and sorry for not responding
sooner. I must have missed that faq that said that as
I try not to ask questions tat FAQ's already covered
Actually, I have been able to get HostAP working with
my Dell 1150 Card with only (very) minor problems.
Here's some of my basic specs of my not-soo-beefy
> cardctl ident
product info: "Dell", "TrueMobile 1150 Series PC
Card", "Version 01.01", ""
manfid: 0x0156, 0x0002
function: 6 (network)
Module Size Used by Tainted: P
ipt_state 576 1 (autoclean)
hostap_cs 43848 1
***It's using it
hostap 62692 0 [hostap_cs]
hostap_crypt 1412 0 [hostap]
ptserial 47360 0 ****
pctel 697552 0 [ptserial] ****
other part of winmodem
lo no wireless extensions.
eth0 no wireless extensions.
wlan0 IEEE 802.11b ESSID:"default"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.437GHz Access
Bit Rate:2Mb/s Tx-Power:-12 dBm
Retry limit:4 RTS thr:off
Link Quality:29/92 Signal level:-66 dBm
Noise level:-78 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx
Tx excessive retries:2309 Invalid misc:3
cs: memory probe 0xa0000000-0xa0ffffff: clean.
hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
hostap_cs: 0.0.2 - 2003-05-03 (Jouni Malinen
<jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>)
hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (constant)
hostap_cs: setting Vcc=50 (from config)
Checking CFTABLE_ENTRY 0x01 (default 0x01)
IO window settings: cfg->io.nwin=1 dflt.io.nwin=1
io->flags = 0x0046, io.base=0x0000, len=64
hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 5.0, irq 5, io
hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wlan0
prism2_hw_config: initialized in 3256 iterations
wlan0: NIC: id=0x01 v4.2.1
wlan0: PRI: id=0x15 v4.4.1
wlan0: STA: id=0x1f v6.10.1
If anybody wants the particulars on how I got it to
work (no source code editing needed), just say so.
I'll also need to include networking-related kernel
sections and the pcmcia card configs.
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