From: Michael Habermann (MHabermann_at_gmx.de)
Date: 2002-05-31 07:12:57 UTC
At 02:19 PM 5/30/2002 -0400, Pavel Roskin wrote:
> > It seems, that some guys made the host based AP running on PowerPC.
>What version of HostAP? What card?
hostap driver - Prism2-2002-05-19
> > I can compile the packet for a MPC855 and start it, but it returns me
> an error:
> > 'hostap_cs: %s: hfa384x_cmd - timeout - reg=0x%04x'.
>Are you sure? I don't think it prints '%' to the kernel log. Could you
>give some context from the output of dmesg? What happens before and after
>that error? In particular, the firmware version could be important.
My oputput is:
Using /lib/modules/2.4.4/pcmcia/m8xx_pcmcia.o m8xx_pcmcia:
m8xx_pcmcia: FADS using SLOT_A with IRQ 13. Using /lib/modules/2.4.4/pcmcia/ds.o
cardmgr: starting, version is 3.1.26 cardmgr: watching 1 sockets cardmgr: Card Services release does not match cardmgr: initializing socket 0
hostap_cs: (c) SSH Communications Security Corp <jkm_at_ssh.com> cardmgr: + Using /lib/modules/2.4.4/pcmcia/hostap_cs.o hostap_cs: %#05lx-%#05lx:
It collides a little bit with the output of my start script and the debug output of my pcmcia-cs seems to be buggy. But so far, I could run the wvlan_cs.o driver from the pcmcia-cs package and the linux-wlan-ng driver without problems (They also produced buggy output).
>You can try the same card on a i386 system. I know that some cards with
>Intersil chipset sometimes become busy for a long time (about 4.5
>milliseconds). Then you would see the same timeout.
I've tested the same driver and card on my PC and it works. But the PC is much, much faster. I also have a Intersil chipset. I've multiplied all timeouts in the prism2.c code by 10, but it still doesn't work.