How to detect a "misflashed" card?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Sat Jan 24 22:25:48 PST 2004

On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 06:13:47PM +0100, Stefan Misch wrote:

> So I continued to follow this text's suggestions and loaded the firmware 
> files mentioned there into RAM and suddenly wlan0 was acting as it was 
> supposed to. I could set and get information. The only thing that didn't 
> work was getting a connection to get an IP address from my 
> accesspoint/router. But the card was blinking so something was going on.

Did you change the card to managed mode? The default mode for Host AP
driver is Master/AP and if you are trying to associate with an AP, you
will need to set the card in managed mode (iwconfig wlan0 mode managed).
Normal behavior of the Prism2 cards is to blink the led in Host AP mode.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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