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At last I managed to compile kernel and atmelwlandriver module to work together. I have Debian sarge (test release) Linux tdeb2 2.4.24 #2 Tue Mar 9 17:18:47 EET 2004 i686 GNU/Linux.
I have been trying to get 3CRSHPW_96 wlan card to work, but with no success. When I insert card to pcmcia slot, nothing happes at first time, but when I get it off and insert it in second time cardmgr wakes up and tries to configure it:
==== daemon.log ====
Mar 9 14:33:01 tdeb2 cardmgr: socket 0: 3Com 3CRSHPW_96 Wireless LAN
Mar 9 14:33:01 tdeb2 cardmgr: executing: 'modprobe pcmf502r3'
Mar 9 14:33:02 tdeb2 cardmgr: executing: './network start atml0'
Mar 9 14:33:03 tdeb2 dhclient: Internet Software Consortium DHCP Client 2.0pl5
Mar 9 14:33:03 tdeb2 dhclient:
Mar 9 14:33:04 tdeb2 dhclient: Listening on LPF/atml0/00:0a:5e:05:fd:0e
Mar 9 14:33:04 tdeb2 dhclient: Sending on LPF/atml0/00:0a:5e:05:fd:0e
Mar 9 14:33:04 tdeb2 dhclient: Sending on Socket/fallback/fallback-net
Mar 9 14:33:04 tdeb2 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on atml0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 6
Mar 9 14:33:10 tdeb2 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on atml0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 8
Mar 9 14:33:18 tdeb2 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on atml0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 15
Mar 9 14:33:33 tdeb2 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on atml0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 19
Mar 9 14:33:52 tdeb2 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on atml0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 12
Mar 9 14:34:04 tdeb2 dhclient: No DHCPOFFERS received.
Mar 9 14:34:04 tdeb2 dhclient: No working leases in persistent database.
Mar 9 14:34:04 tdeb2 dhclient: Sleeping.
Wlan base station is also 3Com product. It's configured to channel 11, and no WEP encyption. Nothing cannot be found from base station's log files.
Here are some more information:
# iwconfig atml0
atml0 ATMEL RFMD ESSID:"TestiVerkko"
Mode:Ad-Hoc Channel:4 Cell: 02:00:FD:BE:7F:40
RTS thr=2347 B Fragment thr=2346 B
Encryption key: off
Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
Rx invalid nwid:0 invalid crypt:0 invalid misc:0
# cardctl ident 0
product info: "3Com", "3CRSHPW_96 Wireless LAN PC Card"
manfid: 0x0101, 0x0696
function: 6 (network)
I think 3com wlan card could be broken or something.
Where should I start to solve this problem? What should I do to make it work?
have you tried to use the lvnet command that installs with the atmelwlandriver?
i see you card is configured as ad-hoc and thus might not be looking for an access point. try changing it to infrastructure mode with lvnet or with the iwconfig command (mode=manager i think).