Re: ALERT: AirPort 1.2 update breaks WaveLAN (wvlan0)
On Wed, Jun 14, 2000, Mike James <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>WaveLAN-in-Linux users, alert:
>Updating from AirPort 1.1 to AirPort 1.2 breaks WaveLAN networking on
>the Linux side (apparently).
>For some time now, WaveLAN->AirPort networking in Linux has been
>working great on my PB G3. But as soon as I updated to the new
>AirPort 1.2 on the Mac side, attempting to activate the WaveLAN card
>in Linux fails:
>/etc/init.d/pcmcia start --> "wvlan_cs: Initialization failed!"
>(The WaveLAN->AirPort connection continues to work well in Mac OS 9.0.4.)
>I've tried rebuilding and reinstalling the pcmcia package, without
>Did the AirPort 1.2 updater alter the WaveLAN card's firmware?
>Or am I overlooking something? Comments, please.
That's indeed interesting. Did you contact the maintainer of the wvlan
I'm working on (trying to) get Airport support in Linux (by hacking the
wvlan driver to support the airport card), I'll tell you if I find the
reason of the problem since I did update mine to 1.2.