Questions about DLink card

T.J. Kniveton tj
Thu Jul 1 18:27:35 PDT 2004

Thanks,C?sar. But it must be something more basic than that. P1 should
have a very new firmware, but even running step 1 of the howto you gave
me, I get:

[root at localhost ~tkniveto/hostap-utils-0.2.1]# ./hostap_diag wlan0
Host AP driver diagnostics information for 'wlan0'

ioctl[PRISM2_IOCTL_HOSTAPD]: Inappropriate ioctl for device
Could not communicate with the kernel driver.
[root at localhost ~tkniveto/hostap-utils-0.2.1]#

By the way, the DWL-650 P1 is a Prism3 card.


<quote who="C?sar Reyes">
> May be it's the same that happen to me with the Rev. B1 .
> My problem was that the primary firmware of the card was too old and that
> there was no station firmware.
> So, I flashed the card with PRI 1.1.1 and STA 1.8.0 following the
> instructions in (I used the
> prism2_srec in linux to load the firmwares).
> Then I tried again and now it's working great.
> I never heard about a Rev. P1, but if it is a Prism2.5 card it may be
> work.
> C?sar Reyes
> PS: who help me the most was "AP-Research" and the subject of the e-mail
> was "Help configuring DWL-520 Rev.B1"
> Good Luck
> At 20:43 01-07-2004, T.J. Kniveton wrote:
>>Hi folks, I am new to the list, and wanted to ask a question.. first off,
>>thanks to Jouni Malinen for making this driver.
>>I am testing with a Prism2.5 card, the SMC2532W-B (which shows up in the
>>system log as a Zcomax XI-325H 200mW), and also want to try the D-Link
>>DWL-650, rev P1.
>>With the D-link, when I insert the card, the sys log shows that it was
>>recognized as the proper card, and the HostAP driver is activated.
>>However; when I issue a "ifconfig wlan0 up", it fails to bring the
>>interface up. Any successive iwconfig commands fail.
>>Is this a known problem? I couldn't find the answer by doing a search...
>>HostAP mailing list
>>HostAP at

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