laptop almost perfect
Eric S. Johansson
esj at harvee.org
Sun Jun 26 20:40:12 UTC 2005
Todd Deshane wrote:
> On 6/25/05, *Eric S. Johansson* <esj at harvee.org <mailto:esj at harvee.org>>
> 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?
Module-assistant is for building packages according to the documentation
is it something else you may be thinking of?
> 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.
I've seen the thread. I'll review it again. It's really frustrating.
According to what documentation I can find, I have the modules I need
but they just don't work which means either the card documentation is
wrong or something. It's just plain weird
I appreciate the assistance.
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