Re: zd1211 chipset support?

On Wed, 2005-11-23 at 15:09 -0600, Tony Murray wrote:
> One that I have noticed that might be an issue is the network device 
> does not respond to iwtools unless it is issued and ifconfig up or 
> similar.  So, maybe this is causing it to be identified as a wired adapter.

It could be that it's got special scripts to upload the firmware to the
adapter or something.  That's not going to work very well, this stuff
really needs to be done in the _driver_, where it belongs, not in
scripts.  Anyway, I hope that's not the case with the zd1211.


> Tony M.
> Derek Frye wrote:
> > Using a ppc and the latest zd1211 svn snapshot from 
> >
> >
> > In FC4 (with latest updates): NM doesn't seem to recognize my zd1211 
> > based usb adapter (wlan0). I can connect to wireless networks using 
> > iwconfig though, and iwlist wlan0 scanning shows the correct output.
> >
> > In Ubuntu Dapper Drake: NM (version 0.4.1+cvs20050817 from the 
> > universe repository) shows the adapter as a wired adapter. So, if I 
> > set wireless parameters with iwconfig NM does the rest. I could build 
> > and install the latest 0.5.1 NM snapshot, but nm-applet wouldn't start 
> > (don't remember the exact message it complained with) so I couldn't 
> > test a recent version.
> >
> > Do these issues and inconsistencies stem from problems with the zd1211 
> > driver or NM?
> >
> > --Derek
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