Some basic questions from a little confused Linuxfan

Denis Vlasenko vda
Tue Jun 22 05:11:57 PDT 2004

On Friday 18 June 2004 13:03, J. Dietrich Boock wrote:
> Hi Hi,
> i searched and googled, tryed and errored, and now it works a little.
> Please read my thoughts an say iam right:
> I want to build an accesspoint with hostapd (user space) and a netgear
> pci MA311.
> Debian is the distr. i use.
> - I loaded the kernel-source 2.4.21
> - I patched this source with the patch vor 2.4.20
> - I copied the /usr/src/hostap/driver/modules/hostap*.[ch] to
> drivers/net/wireless
> - I menuconfigured the kernel, added hostap-support as module
> - I compiled the kernel and booted it

You messed up module versioning. Untar fresh kernel, add
hostap to it, copy .config from old one, make oldconfig,
build kernel and modules, instasll 'em, reboot. Enjoy.

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