Re: Wavelan IEEE driver

From: Eric Molitor (
Date: Sun Feb 04 2001 - 23:18:42 EST

I dropped a patch to 2.4.1 with the updated wavelan driver at the
following locations. It should work with the new firmware. (Its the 1.06
wavelan driver)

- Eric Molitor
  Please CC me on the reply as I'm not on the kernel mailing list...

On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Tobias Ringstrom wrote:

> On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Jurgen Botz wrote:
> > and appears to work. I did observe a problem with iwconfig dumping
> > core, but it seems to do its job before it dies, so this may be non-
> > critical.
> Make sure you compile wireless-tools using the right headers. You must
> manually insert -I/path/to/running-linux-version/include in the Makefile.
> This is due to a bad (non-existing) ioctl backward and forward
> compatibility, and is being worked on. Basically, you cannot use the
> tools compiled with one version of the wireless extension headers on a
> kernel with another version of the wireless extensions. The symptom is at
> best a SEGV, but you may also get strange values.
> /Tobias

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