laptop almost perfect

Todd Deshane deshantm at
Sun Jun 26 03:48:03 UTC 2005

On 6/25/05, Eric S. Johansson <esj at> wrote:
> sime wrote:
> >
> >> Somebody once pointed me at the hostap drivers, i didn't have
> >> any luck with them with my orinoco card, but I think there was an
> >> option to build prism modules.
> >
> >
> > That's because an Orinoco card is not really a prism card.
> >
> >> the package name is hostap-source
> >> not sure if that is what you are looking for though...
> >
> >
> > If its Prism2/2.5/3 it is what you are looking for (google says so).
> > AFAIK wlan-ng development stopped a while ago, hostap is actively
> > maintained.
> curious. It looks like it's mostly used to turn a Linux machine into an
> access point. I think I'm probably better off buying just some cheap
> ass modern card and using ndiswrappers
> I am burning more time on these cards than they are worth.

Did you try using module-assistant to configure the module?

also there was a recent thread on wireless cards that people
had success (and problems) with, can't seem to find it, but
I am sure someone could point you there if give up on the
card you are trying.


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