problems with enterasy 802.11DS (David Gibson)

David Gibson david at
Mon Mar 17 22:11:53 EST 2003

On Sun, Mar 16, 2003 at 10:59:09PM +1000, Ben Southwood wrote:
> >From: David Gibson <david at>
> >[snip]
> >You're using the old wvlan_cs driver.  Only the newer orinoco driver
> >supports the iwpriv setting (although it will use IBSS mode by
> >default, anyway).
> >
> unfortunately my RH7.3 won't let me compile newer driver, I see that in 
> lib/modules/2.4.18-3/kernel/drivers/net/pcmcia
> there is wavelan_cswould this be a better driver to use and if so how do i 
> remove wvlan_cs and load wavelan_cs? 

No.  wavelan_cs is for old WaveLAN ISA cards (pre-802.11).

> I can't compile newer downloaded drivers as I always get unresolved symbol 
> errors..

Read the section in the FAQ about MODVERSIONS.

> have tried with orinoco several times to no avail.
> Is it possible that even tho I am using wvlan_cs i could somehow have set 
> one of the cards to use ibss? if so how?!

I think there are some module paramters for this.  Try port_type=1

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