DELL 1400 Dual band Under HOSTAP

Martin List-Petersen martin+hostap
Wed Jun 16 13:44:34 PDT 2004

Dell TM1150 (802.11b) is Orinoco based (Hermes)
Dell TM1180 (802.11b) is Broadcom based (bot USB & MiniPCI, no support)
Dell TM1300 MiniPCI (802.11b/g) is Broadcom based (no support)
Dell TM1300 PCMCIA (802.11b/g) i haven't had in my hands yet.
Dell TM1300 USB (802.11b/g) is Prism2 based (but not supported by
Dell TM1400  (802.11a/b/g) is Broadcom based (no support)

Kind regards,
Martin List-Petersen
martin (at) list (dash) petersen (dot) net

On Wed, 2004-06-16 at 20:51, Brian Sturgill wrote:
> Most older Dell cards use the Lucent chipset (Orinoco). I am not sure what 
> the Dell card you have is. More than likely it isn't a Prism based card is 
> why it doesn't work with Hostap.
> Brian
> >From: "gaurav dawra" <openapproject at>
> >To: hostap at
> >Subject: DELL 1400 Dual band Under HOSTAP Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 22:16:33 
> >+0000
> >
> >Hi Friends and thanx brian it worked. I excluded the irq 9 and 2 and 
> >hostap_cs worked.
> >
> >All right i am now trying to configure dell 1400 dual band wireless card, 
> >is it supported by HoSTAP DRIVER, i am using pcmcia-cs-3.2.7 card serivce 
> >and hostap-0.2.2 release. Hostap driver loads but does not provide any 
> >wireless interface .
> >
> >when i do cardctl ident : message comes: no socket 0 : information.
> >
> >I believe hostap driver supoorts prism 3.0 based card and i guess DELL's 
> >1400 is prism 3.
> >
> >Has any one configured that card. It is an inbuilt wireless card. When i 
> >look into dmesg it does gives mr bridge from PCI to cardbus. Is it 
> >supported or not.
> >
> >Thanx,
> >
> >Gaurav

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