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hostap [2007/08/28 17:50]
darkaudax Added B mode limitation
hostap [2017/01/09 21:27]
mister_x Mark page as deprecated.
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 +====== DEPRECATED ======
 +
 +**IMPORTANT NOTE**: This page is deprecated, updated documentation can be found [[install_drivers|here]]
 +
 ====== HostAP ====== ====== HostAP ======
  
 HostAP is the recommended driver for Prism2.x/3 based PCMCIA and PCI cards. The driver official web site is at http://​hostap.epitest.fi. HostAP is the recommended driver for Prism2.x/3 based PCMCIA and PCI cards. The driver official web site is at http://​hostap.epitest.fi.
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 ===== Patching ===== ===== Patching =====
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 ===== Troubleshooting ===== ===== Troubleshooting =====
 +==== Card appears to hang ====
 If your card appears to hang (no packets captured or injected), disable the interface, reload the drivers and re-insert the card. Also consider updating the firmware (if prism2). If your card appears to hang (no packets captured or injected), disable the interface, reload the drivers and re-insert the card. Also consider updating the firmware (if prism2).
 +
 +==== Inserting card crashes the system ====
 +
 +Your system hangs when booted or crashes when the card is inserted.
 +
 +http://​forum.aircrack-ng.org/​index.php?​topic=2337.msg13100#​msg13100
 +
 +This problem can be fixed with a patch from SuD:
 +
 +http://​tv.latinsud.com/​hostap/​
 +
 +Or run the following script. ​ It is a bit convoluted but it works.
 +
 +Script:
 +   #​!/​bin/​sh
 +   ​modprobe orinoco_cs
 +   ​pccardctl eject
 +   rmmod orinoco_cs
 +   rmmod orinoco
 +   rmmod hermes
 +   rmmod hostap_cs
 +   ​modprobe hostap_cs
 +   ​pccardctl insert
 +
 +You also need to add this to /​etc/​modprobe.d/​blacklist:​
 +
 +   #​orinco wireless drivers
 +   ​blacklist orinoco_cs
 +   
 +   #​hostap wireless drivers
 +   ​blacklist hostap_cs
 +
 +==== Current bug ====
 +
 +Also be aware of [[http://​trac.aircrack-ng.org/​ticket/​288|this bug]]
  
  
hostap.txt ยท Last modified: 2018/03/11 20:15 by mister_x