[Soekris] Problems with Demarc Prism Card

Michael Sierchio kudzu at tenebras.com
Wed Dec 3 03:06:17 UTC 2003


M. Warner Losh wrote:
> In message: <20031202223247.GG2167 at techmonkeys.org>
>             "Matthew S. Hallacy" <poptix+soekris at poptix.net> writes:
> : soekris:~# hostap_diag wlan0
> : Host AP driver diagnostics information for 'wlan0'
> : 
> : NICID: id=0x8013 v1.0.0 (PRISM II (2.5) Mini-PCI (SST parallel flash))
> : PRIID: id=0x0015 v1.1.1
> : STAID: id=0x001f v1.7.4 (station firmware)
> : 
> : 
> : FBSD is on crack if it tells you to use 1.4.9, quite a few
> : things have been fixed as of 1.7.4
> 
> I've had reports that 1.7.4 appears to break hostap mode.  But I've
> not had time to look into it (nor even get 1.7.4 for my cards).
> 
> I'm not saying you are wrong, but it is quite possible that the
> firmware rev recommendation is 6 months out of date.

It does break hostap mode under RELENG_4_9 on FreeBSD.  That's
why I brought it up.  Time to downgrade to 1.4.9 and see what
happens.




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