orinoco_cs with 3com airconnect AP

David Gibson david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Thu Aug 2 13:21:31 EST 2001

On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 08:01:51PM +0000, Mike L wrote:
> Im trying to get my orinoco gold card to comunicate with the 3com airconnect
> AP.
> Has anyone actually got this to work?
> Is there compatability problems with orinoco_cs and this AP?

Sounds like this is yet another AP for which we have encapsulation
problems.  Try changing the encaps_hdr variable in orinoco.c by
changing 0xf8 to 0x00, recompile the driver and see if it works.
Getting a better fix for this integrated is right at the top of by
TODO list...

> I'm running linux 2.4.5.with orinoco_cs compiled as a module.  I get all
> modules to load, and seemingly configure the card.  The result of the
> configurations below, is the flashing light on the card blinks when I try to 
> ping the AP.  The AP sees the orinoco as a wireless client as well as the RF 
> transmission(ping), but instead of recognizing it as a normal data 
> packet(which is what happens when i ping the AP with the orinoco card 
> underwindows), the packet registers under the BC/MC catagory.  Below are my 
> configurations.  I am new at this so any and all advice is welcome and 
> appreciated.
> Thanks
> Mike

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