wi HostAP problems with -stable
mvijn at xs4all.nl
Mon Feb 16 14:14:11 PST 2004
On Mon, 2004-02-16 at 02:06, Peter Radcliffe wrote:
> I've got a -STABLE box with a prism 2.5 minipci card in it that I'm
> trying to use in hostap mode.
> Following the man page and comments from various places the following
> should work;
> # ifconfig wi0 inet 192.168.10.1 \
> stationname "foo" ssid "foo" channel 6 \
> media DS/11Mbps mediaopt hostap up
> but on the client end (another -stable box with a similar prism 2.5
> minipci) I get no association. Both client and the box I'm trying to
> use as a server have the same firmware;
> wi0: using RF:PRISM2.5 MAC:ISL3874A(Mini-PCI)
> wi0: Intersil Firmware: Primary 1.01.01, Station 1.07.04
> Both boxes work fine as clients, connect perfectly to random
> I have in use, so the antennas and such seem to work.
> Any hints ? Bad firmware rev for hostap ?
try 1.1.1 1.5.6 firmware for releng 4_9 5_0
1.1.1 1.7.4 does work for 5_1 and up
> Also, is there any way to go back from hostap to BSS mode other than
> rebooting ?
ifconfig wi0 -mediaopt hostap
wicontrol wi0 -p 1 (for 4_9 and 5_0)
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