capacity77 at tin.it
Thu Dec 2 10:06:08 PST 2004
are you saying that hostap is not only the driver for the AP mode but it
be the driver of the wireless card?? So hostap doesn't need any other driver
cos it provides also this function, it IS the driver?
So with only hostap I can make the card work, right?
>-- Messaggio originale --
>Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 09:58:37 -0800
>From: Derek Chan <dwc+hostap at OCF.Berkeley.EDU>
>To: capacity77 at tin.it
>Cc: hostap at shmoo.com
>Subject: Re: iwconfig trouble
>On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 06:33:36PM +0100, capacity77 at tin.it wrote:
>> why can't I? the linux-wlan-ng is the driver for my wireless card, to
>> hostap i have to use necessarily also a driver for the card.
>> I have a Compaq WL 100, I need the linux-wlan-ng driver. Or maybe is
>> any other simpler driver for Prism2 cards as mine?
>There are many drivers that will work with the prism2 cards. Examples:
>wlan-ng, hostap, and the orinoco_cs in the kernel. However, each of
>these interfaces directly to the hardware. The HostAP driver doesn't
>interface through wlan-ng, so the wlan-ng driver can't be loaded.
> - Derek
>> >-- Messaggio originale --
>> >Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 09:24:01 -0800
>> >From: Derek Chan <dwc+hostap at OCF.Berkeley.EDU>
>> >To: capacity77 at tin.it
>> >Cc: Josh Wyatt <jdwyatt at joshua.raleigh.nc.us>, hostap at shmoo.com
>> >Subject: Re: iwconfig trouble
>> >On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 06:00:25PM +0100, capacity77 at tin.it wrote:
>> >> my Compaq WL100 is not an usb device is a wireless lan pcmcia card
>> >> on Intersil Prism chipset). But you surprised me cos when I installed
>> >> linux-wlan-ng driver, in the modules.conf there's something that reminds
>> >> an usb device rather than a wireless card!
>> >> Anyway
>> >> lsmod says:
>> >> Module Size Used by Not tainted
>> >> prism2_cs 98420 0
>> >> p80211 37348 0 [prism2_cs]
>> >Unload the linux-wlan-ng drivers before you load the hostap drivers.
>> >You can't use both at once.
>> > - Derek
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