Re: wlags49 and network manager

Tpp bad, it�s a hermes card. :(.

Am Montag, den 27.08.2007, 15:48 -0400 schrieb Dan Williams:
> On Mon, 2007-08-27 at 15:47 +0200, Patrick Sernetz wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I�ve got a little problem with Network Manager and the wlags49 driver
> > for orinoco cards. I�ve got a Toshiba 6100 pro laptop with orinoco_cs
> > comaptible card. I�ve tried the newer wlags49 driver which was developed
> > by Agere. The driver works well and enables me to use wpa. The only
> > problem is, That NM connects fine when it is an unencrypted network but
> > fails if its an encrypted (WEP at the moment).
> > It would be nice if NM could support this driver. Maybe it does allready
> > and my distribution (Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon) isn�t up2date enough.
> NM makes no guarantees with drivers not distributed with the linux
> kernel.  Most vendor drivers do not implement WEXT well enough to let
> them do anything interesting.  I'd recommend using the built-in "hostap"
> drivers instead, as long as your card is not a 'hermes' card.  Most
> cards supported by orinoco_cs are supported by hostap_cs as well.
> Dan

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