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Old 07-24-2007, 01:25 PM   #1
trantor66
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wpa_supplicant and hermes drivers


Hi, good day for everybody.
just for curiosity.....someone have a driver_hermes for kernel 2.6.9? I have a proof for WPA_supplicant with lucent gold cards (pcmcia), but this hardware is not supported anymore. We have a lot of wireless cards and we want to work wpa enc. and we want to put them to work.

Again. sorry for my english. I hope you understand me

Uriel
 
Old 07-24-2007, 01:41 PM   #2
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Visit kernel.org and download the 2.6.9 kernel source, it is part of the kernel and has been for a long time.

A snippet from my Linux kernel version: 2.6.22.1 configuation file;


#
# Wireless LAN
#
# CONFIG_WLAN_PRE80211 is not set
CONFIG_WLAN_80211=y
# CONFIG_PCMCIA_RAYCS is not set
# CONFIG_IPW2100 is not set
# CONFIG_IPW2200 is not set
# CONFIG_LIBERTAS is not set
# CONFIG_AIRO is not set
CONFIG_HERMES=m
# CONFIG_PLX_HERMES is not set
# CONFIG_TMD_HERMES is not set
# CONFIG_NORTEL_HERMES is not set
# CONFIG_PCI_HERMES is not set
# CONFIG_ATMEL is not set
CONFIG_PCMCIA_HERMES=m
 
Old 07-24-2007, 02:15 PM   #3
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The code for the Hermes chipset is also available external to the kernel, in case that helps you with your proof: http://ozlabs.org/people/dgibson/home/dldwd/

Good luck. You would make a lot of people happy if you are able to make those old Lucent cards work with WPA.
 
  


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