Using this driver in PLX mode?

From: Caz Yokoyama (
Date: 2002-01-03 16:16:38 UTC

I tried, but have not succedded.
In addition to wlan-ng, orinoco_plx wireless lan driver of 2.4.16 linux kernel is a good reference.

Amit Green writes:
> Hi,
> Has anyone modified this driver to work with a PCI card with
> a PLX9502 interface (this is an interface that kind of bridges
> the PCMCIA card to the PCI interface, but is then neither
> a standard PCI interface nor a standard PCMCIA interface.
> Other PCMCIA to PCI interfaces are more complicated
> and make the PCMCIA card look like a PCI card).
> Looking through the wlan-ng support, the #ifdefs to do
> PCI/PLX/PCMCIA mode do not look that extensive; so it
> would seem to be a day or two worth of work to adapt this
> driver to also work in PLX mode.
> Has anyone made these modifications, or do I need to them
> myself if I want it to work with a PLX card (specifically
> I have a SMC2602W card which is a SMC2632W PCMCIA
> plugged into a PCI card that uses the PLX9502 chip)?
> Thanks.

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