Subject: Re: Prism hostap mode question...
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/11/2003 18:58:40
On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 08:28:49PM -0600, Peter Seebach wrote:

 > My vague idea was that, if I do
 > 	ifconfig wi0 media auto mediaopt hostap nwid foo

Hm, my /etc/ifconfig.wi0 on my AP reads vaguely:

nwid TheNetName mediaopt hostap
inet ip.address netmask

...and it Just Works.  OS X and WinXP happily auto-detect the network.  So
does NetBSD :-)

Card is a:

wi0 at pci0 dev 17 function 0: Intersil Prism2.5 Wireless Lan
wi0: interrupting at irq 10
wi0: 802.11 address 00:05:5d:f9:d0:41
wi0: using RF:PRISM2.5 MAC:ISL3874A(Mini-PCI)
wi0: Intersil Firmware: Primary (1.0.7), Station (1.3.6)
wi0: supported rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>