orinoco driver works but not hostap on prism 2.5 IBM thinkpad laptop!?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Sat Aug 26 15:34:00 PDT 2006

On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 12:07:24PM -0700, chris at seberino.org wrote:

> I got a typical IBM Thinkpad laptop with
> a Intersil Prism 2.5 wifi card.
> The orinoco wifi driver worked.  I tried
> to use the hostap driver and it failed.

Could you please describe in more detailed what you mean with it

> I saw this error message....
> wifi0: Unknown hardware address type 801

Please send the full dmesg output showing the driver initialization.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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