Re: Problem initializing card

From: David Levitan (
Date: 2002-08-11 04:14:12 UTC

Anybody have any ideas about this?
David Levitan

David Levitan wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently upgraded my server (which runs hostap) to a dual athlon 1600
> system. I had problems getting memory address space for pcmcia-cs, but
> eventually installed Win2K on the system and got the address spaces that
> Win2K used. The card is now recognized correctly and the hostap_cs
> driver is loaded. However, I get the following messages in dmesg:
> hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
> hostap_cs: hostap_cs.c 0.0.0 2002-05-19 (SSH Communications Security
> Corp, Jouni Malinen)
> hostap_cs: (c) SSH Communications Security Corp <>
> hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (constant)
> prism2_config()
> hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (from config)
> Checking CFTABLE_ENTRY 0x01 (default 0x01)
> IO window settings: cfg->io.nwin=1
> io->flags = 0x0046, io.base=0x0000, len=64
> cs: IO port probe 0x0a00-0x0aff: clean.
> cs: IO port probe 0xac00-0xacff: clean.
> cs: IO port probe 0xb000-0xb0ff: clean.
> cs: IO port probe 0xb800-0xb8ff: clean.
> cs: IO port probe 0xbc00-0xbcff: clean.
> hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 3.3, irq 19, io 0x0a00-0x0a3f
> hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wlan0
> prism2_hw_init()
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd - timeout - reg=0xffff
> hostap_cs: first command failed - is the card compatible?
> hostap_cs: Initialization failed
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd_issue: cmd reg was busy for 1000 usec
> wlan0: hfa384x_cmd_issue - timeout - reg=0xffff
> wlan0: hfa384x_get_rid: CMDCODE_ACCESS failed (res=-110, rid=fdc6, len=12)
> The last three lines are repeated. The card does not work. Any idea what
> the problem is? The card worked perfectly in my old system. The PCMCIA
> interface has not changed.
> Thanks,
> David Levitan

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