Re: Please help me.. (Host AP on PPC/strange SSID)

From: Jouni Malinen (
Date: 2002-07-13 05:52:17 UTC

On Sat, Jul 13, 2002 at 11:07:16AM +0900, ■ wrote:

> I'd like to porting the hostap to my PPC Board (ppc850)
> I download the prism2-2002-05-19 version of hostap from the site. then
> cross compile for the ppc linux 2.4.18 kernel, and I use pcmcia-cs 3.1.31
> It looks work fine.. but, when I scan to search hostap from my desktop using netgear USB wireless
> device, the ssid is stranger ... but, it work.....

How about giving some more details? What do you mean with "stranger"? Which wlan card are you using and which firmware version? Does /proc/net/prism2/wlan0/rids have the correct ssid in FC04 (CNFOWNSSID)? I'm also cross compiling the driver for PowerPC and that kind of environment should work fine..

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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