Can't get hostap & wpasupplicant working on Thinkpad A31p with Prism 2.5 Wifi

Stefan Bauer info
Sat Aug 25 00:45:51 PDT 2007

Brian Hutchinson schrieb:
> For some reason dmesg shows the card showing up as wifi0 and then I see a
> line where wifi0:  registered netdevice wlan0
> Then I see a line where udev renamed wlan0 to eth2 and when I do a iwconfig
> I see my wireless card showing up twice under the names  eth2 and
> wlan0_rename.  I think I need to work on some udev rules to fix this ... I
> guess it should be called wlan0.

This is because udev increase the device numbers and write them down into:


just remove the lines u dont need (persists from previous wireless cards).

> Can someone point me in the direction I should go to debug this further?
> Let me know what other information you need and I'll provide it.

start wpa_cli and type:

level 0

After this u will get a summary of the current settings for your card.


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