wlan0 not available after a insmod

Leonardo Pereira Santos lsantos
Wed Oct 29 05:46:58 PST 2003

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Hello there!
	I'm using hostap-0.1.0 in a embedded board and everything is working fine. My 
board has the peculiarity that the card won't be inserted or removed, it'll 
always be plugged at the PCMCIA connector. I was wondering if I could get rid 
of cardmgr, because I really don't need it, and not having cardmgr would same 
some RAM and FLASH space.
	So soon I found out that simply insmodding hostap_cs won create the wlan0 
interface, even with a line like

alias wlan0 hostap_cs

In /etc/modules.conf. So I tried to patch my kernel and compile the hostap 
driver into it. That didn't work either. Reading the code, I noticed that 
hostap_cs need a card_insertion event, so the prism2_config function is 
called to set up things. Is there a way to do this? Even if it means a little 
hack in the driver? thanks a lot!

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