WPA hardware dependent?

Brian Hutchinson b.hutchman
Wed Aug 29 01:38:07 PDT 2007

I would say so.  What is your card?  I just able to get my Prism 2.5 card
going an am connecting to a WPA AP and a WPA2 AP.

I did have to use prism2_srec to flash the station firmware to update it.
As I understand it, the station firmware upgrade really only mattered for
using the card as an Access Point and I was just using it to connect to an



On 8/29/07, Roberto Guida <roberto.guida at tiscali.it> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I would like to know if the WPA encryption method depends from the
> hardware or if it is something only dependent from the software
> (driver).. In other words, is it possible that my chipset doesn't
> support it?
> Or, if i use the hostap driver that supports WPA (and supports my
> chipset too!) instead of the orinoco driver, i can connect to a WPA LAN..
> thanx, rob
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