[uClinux-dev] wi-fi card with uclinux

Erwin Authried eauth at softsys.co.at
Thu Feb 13 13:07:12 EST 2003


Hi,
it is in the package pcmcia-cs-3.1.29_2.mlz

pcmcia-cs-*.tar.gz is the unmodified original source,
and changes.patch contains the modificatiations (bind).
You have to unpack the orig src and patch it with changes.patch.

Regards,
Erwin

Am Don, 2003-02-13 um 18.12 schrieb thomas chen:
> 
> Erwin:
> 
> cardctl built with uclinux does not support "bind", is this the
> part that you added?   where can i find that version supporting bind
> on armtwister.com?
> 
> 
> Erwin Authried wrote:
> > 
> > Am Don, 2003-02-13 um 15.34 schrieb thomas chen:
> > >
> > > Erwin:
> > >
> > > Hmm... does your cardctl have ability to find out which card is plugged
> > > in?  i dont like modules either for the same reason....  but i would
> > > like to be able to use different cards... not just one type...
> > >
> > 
> > Hi Thomas,
> > that isn't built into cardctl, you can build a simple shell script that
> > does the card detection, for example, in /etc/rc:
> > 
> > ---------------------
> > if /sbin/cardctl ident | /bin/grep "0x0149.*0x0230" >/dev/null; then
> >         ### Ethernet ###
> >         /sbin/cardctl bind pcnet_cs
> > else
> >         ### Wireless LAN ###
> >         /sbin/cardctl bind orinoco_cs
> >         # for ad-hoc mode --> iwconfig eth0 mode ad-hoc
> >         /sbin/iwconfig eth0 mode managed
> >         /sbin/iwconfig eth0 essid armtwister
> > fi
> > ---------------------
> > 
> > > Also... is the .mlz file you are refering to on the armtwister site?
> > >    how do you extract that?
> > Yes, you can find it under "downloads", apps.
> > All the .mlz packages are simple compressed tar files if you don't want
> > to use the midori build system (midori.transmeta.com), they can be
> > unpacked with tar zxf <package>.mlz
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Erwin
> > 
> > >
> > > Erwin Authried wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Am Don, 2003-02-13 um 01.47 schrieb thomas chen:
> > > > > i remember some discussion about wi-fi pcmcia/cf card... has anyone done
> > > > > it?
> > > > > how is it working? is it working as a "built-in" or "loadable module"?
> > > > >
> > > > > i tried the built-in driver, but it does not seem to work... cardmgr
> > > > > seem to insist on module type of driver?
> > > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > > I'm using that on the ARMtwister (DWL-650). I'm not using modules at
> > > > all, since that's a waste of memory. The drivers would stay in RAM twice
> > > > when you use modules. I can't tell you about cardmgr since I am not
> > > > using that at all. The ARMtwister doesn't support hot plugging, thus I'm
> > > > running an extended version of cardctl to bind the driver to the socket
> > > > on startup. It is inside the pcmcia package on
> > > > uclinux.home.at/midori/apps
> > > >
> > > > Regards,
> > > > Erwin
> > > >
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