[Bug 20498] New: prism2_usb does not work any more in 2.6.15

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           Summary: prism2_usb does not work any more in 2.6.15
           Product: Ubuntu
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: other
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: linux
        AssignedTo: ben.collins at ubuntu.com
        ReportedBy: martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
         QAContact: kernel-bugs at lists.ubuntu.com


The prism2_usb driver from linux-wlan-ng worked fine in warty up to breezy. In
2.6.15, the module is correctly loaded, and it half-appears in iwconfig:

$ sudo iwconfig wlan0
wlan0     no wireless extensions.

The device does not actually work, I cannot configure a network for it.

dmesg says:
[ 1015.986551] usb 2-1: new full speed USB device using ohci_hcd and address 2
[ 1016.550411] prism2usb_init: prism2_usb.o: 0.2.2 Loaded
[ 1016.550433] prism2usb_init: dev_info is: prism2_usb
[ 1016.608625] usbcore: registered new driver prism2_usb
[ 1016.962855] wlan0 (WE) : Driver using old /proc/net/wireless support, please
fix driver !

This warning did not appear in 2.6.12, so I assume this is the cause for the

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