Re: debug prism wlan

From: Daniel
Date: Sun Aug 13 2006 - 05:29:16 EST

Am Sonntag, 13. August 2006 05:20 schrieb Roger While:
> Alistair John wrote:
> > Daniel wrote:
> >> 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?
> Nope, no bug. It allows the driver to be built non-modular.
> When non-modular, the resources are not available,
> at boot time, to load the firmware.

Hi, I noticed that you can't set the channel _before_ setting an essid. Is
this behavior correct?

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