Supported Wireless Cards
Mon Mar 22 00:06:40 PST 2004
Pavel Roskin wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Mar 2004, Ow Mun Heng wrote:
>>>Hi everybody, I am looking for a card that can be purchased now and
>>>that is supported by linux and that I can use with hostapd. I found on
>>>a website a list in which there was NetGear 802.11b Wirelless PC Card
>>>16-bit PCMCIA Model MA401. Up to the site, it is supposed to work on
>>>linux, but when I plugged it the kernel gives "unsupported card"/. Is
>>>this card supposed to work? Otherwise can you give me some references
>>>to pick a card from? Thank you, Ugo
> It should work. It's listed in hostap_cs.conf. It's hard to comment on
> the error without complete error messages and the versions of the software
>>Didn't I answer this somewhere else?
>>Yea.. it works.. I use it on RH9 and FC1.
>>U need to ensure that you have the orinoco_cs/orinoco/hermes drivers
>>compiled into the kernel or as a module.
> Orinoco driver doesn't work with hostapd. The only driver that works with
> hostapd is hostap. hostapd uses private ioctl() that only hostap
That is what I found out but after I made it work with the hostap
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