Re: Linksys WPC11

From: Andrew Betson (
Date: 2002-09-11 16:50:44 UTC

On Wed, 11 Sep 2002, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> Odd.. The message you reported ('wlan0 unsupported ioctl(0x89fd)')
> should only appear if your WIRELESS_EXT version is 8 or smaller or if
> you have not define PRISM2_DOWNLOAD_SUPPORT. That 0x89fd is the correct
> value for download ioctl so it should certainly match.. Are you sure
> that you are using the hostap.o module that was compiled with
> PRISM2_DOWNLOAD_SUPPORT defined? Since you were able to read PDA, at
> least hostap_{cs,plx,pci}.o is correctly compiled, but ioctl handler is
> in hostap.o.

Right i have no idea why but... I went again from the start, complie, install etc..

Still wasn't working...

I loaded hostap.o by hand

Still wasn't working...

I rebooted...

Worked straight away!!

Im convinced that Linux will be the casue of a serious stress problem when im older!!!

Thanks again for the help, it works perfectly judging by the little bit of testing iv done with the various equipment i have here.

This is just hte start of the project though (research in to triangualting client postions for location based services) so im sure ill have plenty more posts to the list!!


Andrew Betson

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