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Re: hostap and intersil prism

On Sun, 11 Sep 2005, Hans du Plooy wrote:

> Hi guys,
> I am trying to set up an Intersil Prism PCI card as a wireless 
> accesspoint with the hostap driver.  I have found several HOWTOs on the 
> net, and they all follow about the same procedure (most of them Red Hat 
> based though).

than, i'd say you didn't look hard enough or long enough, as there's
tons on non-rh specific hostap howto's

the rest of the driver collection
> wlan0     No such device

it means the driver you used didn't find any hardware
> lspci -v
> 0000:00:07.0 Network controller: Intersil Corporation Intersil ISL3890 
> [Prism GT/Prism Duette] (rev 01)

if this part# ISL3890 is NOT listed in the hostap hw list,
your hw is NOT supported


since it is listed, get the latest version from


consider all wifi packets sniffed and cracked even with wep and some wpa

use ssh and some vpn if you're paranoid

c ya

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