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Re: I can't ifconfig my wifi-pcmcia card on a hp zt1000 serie.



Hello, 

	Just use the driver from hostap-source package.

		François

PS: I've tried to send you informations (in frensh) directly on your email but the address failed :-|  Any idea ?




On 22 Jun 2003 13:39:13 +0200
Francois Maltey <Francois.Maltey@enst-bretagne.fr> wrote:

> Hello everybody !
> 
> I use a laptop HP zt1201s (a zt1000 serie) with linux.
> The distribution is a debian woody. 
> 
> The kernel is a 2.4.18 with the acpi patch. 
> The .config is almost the .config file from the debian image 2.4.18-686.
> 
> I buy a netgear MA401RA wireless pcmcia card. 
> 
> I install wireless-tools with iwconfig and pcmcia-cs packages.
> 
> And iwconfig won't work : "no wireless extension"
> 
> What I do : 
> 
> ======================================================================
> 
> I type 
> > modprobe yenta_socket ; modprobe ds ; 
> and the green led of the card go on.
> 
> I type 
> > modprobe orinoco ; modprobe orinoco_cs ; 
> 
> With lsmod I find all theses modules with hermes, af_packet and pcmcia_core.
> 
> ======================================================================
> 
> I must often reinstall pcmcia-cs package because 
> "cardctl ident" doesn't work the first time. 
> > cardctl ident 
> Socket 0:
>   no product info available
> > dpkg --remove pcmcia-cs ; dpkg --purge pcmcia-cs ; apt-get install pcmcia-cs
> 
> When there is an error I find with dmesg :
> cs: warning: no high memory space available!
> cs: uanble to map card memory! (twice)
> 
> When cardctl ident is right I get in dmesg :
> cs: IO port probel 0x0c00-0x0cff: clean
> cs: IO port probel 0x0800-0x08ff: clean
> cs: IO port probel 0x0100-0x04ff: excluding 0x378-037f 0x4d0-0x4d7
> cs: IO port probel 0x0a00-0x0aff: clean
> 
> In /var/log/kern.log I find : 
> Yenta IRQ list 0000, PCI irq11
> Socket status:300000010
> 
> When "cardctl ident" is right I get :
> Socket 0:
>   product info: "NETGEAR MA401RA wireless PC", "Card", "ISL37300P", "Eval-RevA"
>   manfild: 0x000b, 0x7300
>   function: 6 (network)
> 
> In /var/log/syslog I find : 
> cardmgr[934] : unsupported card in socket 0
> cardmgr[934] :   product info: "NETGEAR MA401RA wireless PC", "Card" [is right]
> cardmgr[934] :   manfild: 0x000b, 0x7300
> 
> ======================================================================
> 
> I add a /etc/modutils/wireless_pcmica file with one line : 
> alias wlan0 orinoco_cs and make update-modules after.
> 
> ======================================================================
> 
> When I type "iwconfig wlan0" I get "wlan0   no wireless extension"
> ifconfig wlan0|eth0 12.3.4.5 doesn't work.
> 
> Where is my mistake ?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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