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speculatrix
post Mar 13 2007, 02:52 AM
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QUOTE(freizugheit @ Mar 13 2007, 03:26 AM)
QUOTE(speculatrix @ Mar 12 2007, 09:22 AM)
if it's a prism card, surely you'd be better off using the hostap driver because that would give you WPA and not just WEP.
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I am very sure that the network configuration tool on my SL-5600 was not functioning well with my wireless LAN card.

Mind sharing how to configure WPA.
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hi, this has been done to death, just search for WPA. but to help u get started, here's how:

1/ change your configuration to bind the hostap_cs driver instead of prism2 in the pcmcia config files

2/ create the wifi config using gui tool, no WEP. exit to save

3/ manually edit wlan-ng.opts and add "WPA=y" to the correct section

4/ create an /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf

see this for more info
http://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=22539
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post Mar 14 2007, 05:22 PM
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Thanks for the pointer.
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post May 17 2007, 10:59 AM
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Thanks so much for all the help posted in this topic! I had the same problem as Matthewmongan: C3200 with Cacko 1.23 and the Planex GW-CF11H card. Just wanted to report that your advice solved my problems, though the solution was easier than it seemed reading through the post. With Cacko 1.23 I didn't need the Prism3 drivers, nor the modules mentioned. Also, it seems that the wlan-ng.conf file (also missing on my file list) can be worked around by adding the identity of the card to the hostap_cs.conf file instead. Seems to have been a quick and easy fix. I just opened hostap_cs.conf in Midnight Commander and using the vi editor added the following:

card "PLANEX GW-CF11H Wireless CF Card"
version "PLANEX COMMUNICATIONS INC.", "PLANEX GW-CF11H Wireless CF Card", ""
manfid 0xd601, 0x0005
bind "hostap_cs"

On reboot the Planex card was properly detected, so I assume everything is good to go. Just wanted to post my own experience in the hopes that it may assist others like me (with zero background and very little knowledge) to troubleshoot similar problems.
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