Hostap in Ubuntu

Dan Williams dcbw
Thu Jun 22 07:48:59 PDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 21:19 -0700, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 11:51:48AM +0200, Pablo Osuna wrote:
> > Quick question, I have updated to the last version of Ubuntu, Dapper.
> > In /lib/modules/2.6.15-23-386/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/hostap$ I can
> > find the modules for hostap, but when I insert a Intersil Prism card I
> > see that hostap is loaded from the kernel (0.4.4). Is the new version
> > integrated in the kernel or available in modules?
> Linux 2.6.15 includes Host AP driver, so I would assume that this module
> is indeed from the same kernel version. The version included in the
> kernel source code tree is the most recent version.
> > Also when I inserted the card there is another module loaded (Hermes)
> > besides Hostap. And after, the card is recognized as ethx and not as
> > wlanx. How can I use my wireless card with Hostap? Does something need
> > to be changed in /etc/ or related to pcmcia?
> This has been discussed on the list number of times. I don't remember
> the exact configuration on how to do this, but I would expect to be
> available with a quick google search (disabling hermes/orinoco_cs).

/etc/modprobe.d/blacklist  (add orinoco and orinoco_cs on separate


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