Re: Anyone get an Intel 2011B PCI adapter to work?

From: Michael Milligan (
Date: 2002-08-08 19:45:01 UTC

Jouni Malinen wrote:
> Which secondary station firmware are you using? Driver outputs this in
> the kernel log that can be checked, e.g., with 'dmesg'.

(I should have included this to start with... sorry)

hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL' hostap_pci: hostap_pci.c 0.0.0 CVS (SSH Communications Security Corp, Jouni Malinen)

hostap_pci: (c) SSH Communications Security Corp <>
hostap_pci: Registered netdevice wlan0
prism2_hw_config: initialized in 17312 iterations
wlan0: NIC: id=0x8013 v1.0.0
wlan0: PRI: id=0x15 v1.0.7
wlan0: STA: id=0x1f v1.3.5
wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
wlan0: Intersil Prism2.5 PCI: mem=0xfc0ff000, irq=18
wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)

wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
Setting ALC off
Setting TX power to 15 dBm
wlan0: prism2_open


>>    wlan0   IEEE 802.11-b  ESSID:"MyLANgoAWAY"
>>            Mode:Master  Frequency:2.437GHz  Access Point: 00:05:3C:00:FB:C9

> At least the card seems to be initialized and is responding as expected.
>>A known-good-working card never sees it.

> If you are using station firmware version 1.4.2, this would explain the
> problem. 1.4.2. has a known bug in Host AP mode that prevents stations
> from associating with the AP; upgrade the station firmware to fix this.
> However, if the firmware version is something else, there might be
> something else causing the problem.

I read that in the FAQ and wasn't worried since this has v1.3.5. But, I'm going to play around with RAM download support to try a couple different station firmware versions and see if anything changes.

Thanks and regards,

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