Re: Odd behavior across a wireless router

From: Jason Boxman (
Date: 2002-09-23 05:02:34 UTC

On Saturday 21 September 2002 04:13 pm, Jason Herring wrote:
> I've seen some strange behavior myself, though I haven't localized the
> problem yet.

> So far I've written it off to being too many variables to track down the
> problem - I'm running RH7.2 and had to install the wireless drivers
> pre-complied & thus get this message:

For that, you need the very latest patches for the wireless extensions. Some of that's in 2.4.20-pre, or you can probably patch an earlier kernel.

> [root_at_miranda root]# iwconfig wlan0
> Warning : Device wlan0 has been compiled with version 13
> of Wireless Extension, while we are using version 12.
> Some things may be broken...
> So I have been putting up with this for now in hopes that later releases
> of the respective software (driver, wireless utilities) will be of the
> same version & eliminate some potential incompatability...


Jason Boxman
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