Re: debug prism wlan
From: Alistair John Strachan
Date: Sat Aug 12 2006 - 17:04:56 EST
On Saturday 12 August 2006 23:56, Daniel wrote:
> Am Samstag, 12. August 2006 20:43 schrieb Alistair John Strachan:
> > On Saturday 12 August 2006 23:26, Daniel wrote:
> > > Oh, sorry I have forgotten to tell:
> > >
> > > drunken init # lspci |grep Prism
> > > 00:08.0 Network controller: Intersil Corporation ISL3890 [Prism
> > > GT/Prism Duette]/ISL3886 [Prism Javelin/Prism Xbow] (rev 01)
> > >
> > > So I'm using the prism54 driver (CONFIG_PRISM54). My version of
> > > wireless-tools is 29_pre10 and the version of the used firmware is
> > > 126.96.36.199.
> > I noticed you have the mode set to Master, is this intentional?
> > I've found my Prism54 (which is an older model, but the same firmware)
> > requires me to ifconfig up before I can set iwconfig parameters
> > correctly.
> Hey, that did it! But now I am a liddle confused. It worked fine before.
> Why does it not work while interface is not up?
I'm not sure, but I think you've just been lucky. I've had this problem even
before prism54 was merged. Some in-tree drivers won't upload the firmware
until you ifconfig up them, which obviously means they won't respond
adequately to the wireless extension requests. Maybe a bug?
> regards and BIG thank
Final year Computer Science undergraduate.
1F2 55 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh, UK.
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