Problem with monitor mode using Compaq WL110

David Gibson david at
Wed Mar 13 09:57:29 EST 2002

On Tue, Mar 12, 2002 at 01:38:03PM +0100, ThE MaDj0kEr wrote:
> Hi all!
> I've got a Compaq WL110 PCMCIA card. Netstumbler reports firmware version as
> 4.0x, and drivers version as 7.5x (I don't remember those numbers right
> now).
> WL110 is just an Orinoco Gold card, and my problem is I can't make the card
> works in monitor mode under linux, using orinoco_cs 0.09b and patch from
> (nor using orinoco_cs 0.10). I'm
> also using latest linux-wlan-ng package. With all of this, the card works
> fine, but monitor mode doesn't work.

I haven't implemented monitor mode in the orinoco driver yet.  I'm not
sure if linux-wlan-ng supports it on Symbol firmware cards like the
Compaq.  You might need to look at the Spectrum24t driver or one of
the other Symbol-specific drivers.

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