Re: [Announce] Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 802.11b driver

From: Jan De Luyck
Date: Thu Mar 11 2004 - 03:10:09 EST

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On Thursday 11 March 2004 08:48, James Ketrenos wrote:
> Jan De Luyck wrote:
> >>I can't test the actual transmitting since I've got no accesspoint handy.
> >>Will do so when at home, though.
> >
> > Tested this. It works, _if_ you set the AP address first, otherwise it
> > bails out with 'Fatal interrupt'.
> So you're doing something like:
> # modprobe ipw2100
> # iwconfig eth1 ap 00:0d:88:28:2e:91
> # ifconfig eth1 up

I believe I wasn't awake when I typed that mail ;p

The problem is that if you try to set an IP using DHCP (in my case ISC dhcpcd
version 1.3.22pl4) without first enabling your interface, you get a fatal

If you enable your interface, then do a dhcp request, it works.

Why I got mixed up with the ap setting is that I first thought that was the
problem (since iwconfig eth1 showed 00:00:00:00:00:00 instead of the mac
address of the AP. It was shown in /proc/iwp2100/eth1/bssconfig though)

> Btw, thanks for your prior post with the oops info. There is a fix in the
> latest snapshot (0.30) on

Yup, I'm compiling that one (together with 2.6.4) right now.

Maybe this should be cc-ed to the devel mailing list too?


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