Problem starting HostAp

Manish Amde manish
Wed Apr 21 14:56:14 PDT 2004

Hi Everyone,

I am fairly new to HostAp so please don't mind if my problems are trivial.

I have downloaded the HostAp kernel rpm 

But when I try to bring up my wireless interface, it cannot be brought 
up. As soon as I revert to my old setting of connecting to the wirelss 
router, it work perfectly fine. Could some body please tell me how do I 
start the HostAp mode.

Also when I do "lspci" I get the following output.
Network controller: Harris Semiconductor Prism 2.5 Wavelan chipset (rev 01)
        Subsystem: D-Link System Inc DWL-520 Wireless PCI Adapter
        Flags: medium devsel, IRQ 11
        Memory at f6000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=4K]
        Capabilities: [dc] Power Management version 2

But I guess this entry is not found on the hostap_cs.conf file given on 
the webpage. Can someone tell me how do I modify the file and put in an 
entry for this wireless card.

PS - I tried installing the linux driver after downlaodig src files for 
my old kernel but there were some inconsistencies and make woudl not 
work fine. Hence I used the this HostAP kernel.


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