Re: linux-wlan-ng on kernel 2.6?
On Monday 15 November 2004 23:14, Friedemann Schorer wrote:
> HI :-)
> Recently I bought me an USB WLAN device which was reported to work
> under Linux - now I found out that it contains a prism2 chipset and
> needs linux-wlan-ng to work properly. OK, I thought and installed
> linux-wlan-ng-doc. Alas, although I followed the instrutions
> in /usr/share/doc/linux-wlna-ng/README.Debian.gz, the build fails
> continually :-/ Log is attached.
> Although support for 2.6 kernel is 'experimental' there are some DEBs
> in the net, but they are for 2.6.6 or 2.6.4 - not 2.6.9 like i used
> on my laptop (installed from ftp.debian.org).
> bugs.d.o. has a bugreport for failing builds on 2.6 kernels, but it
> has not been solved for > 180 days.
> Is there somenone who can help me in this?
> Thanks in advance,
As already suggested, I'd go with hostap instead of linux-wlan-ng. They
overlap each other a fair bit, but I believe (pls correct me if I'm
wrong) hostap has become the most mature of the two. Also, with hostap
you can have your NIC act as an wireless access point for other NICs to
connect to which is pretty neat.
If you still want to go with linux-wlan-ng, I have some info (may be
Otherwise, I have some (should be up-to-date) info on how to use the
hostap driver at
Frederik Dannemare | mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
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