Re: hostap_plx w/ WEP causes 90% packet loss

From: Jouni Malinen (
Date: 2002-08-12 17:12:29 UTC

On Sun, Aug 11, 2002 at 12:35:18AM -0500, Munir Nassar wrote:

> odd, i sent this out ages ago,

It was delayed waiting moderation approval (probably due to From address not being in subscriber list).

> anyways the problem got fixed when i flashed all cards involved.

Would you happen to remember which firmware versions were having problems? And which versions are now working? I don't remember hearing similar case, but it might be useful to know these versions should there be similar problems in the future.

> > lspci -vv shows:
> > 00:0d.0 Network controller: Unknown device 16ec:3685 (rev 02)
> > Subsystem: Unknown device 1638:00e1

> > and i added the manfids to the hostap_plx source as follows:
> > <SNIP more code>
> > { 0xd601, 0x0005 } /* Zcomax XI-325H 200mW */,
> > { 0x16ec, 0x3685 } /* USR2445*/,
> > { 0, 0}

Was this really needed? 16ec:3685 is the PCI device id of the PLX-based PCI card. I would have assumed that the PC Card used in that card has different manfid.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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