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wireless interoperability

I always set it in the "module" options (with both orinoco_cs and wvlan_cs)


David Lapointe <dlapointe at> writes:

> While we're on the subject of wireless, I have a question.    Where I work 
> our wireless access points must be specified, i.e. set the ESSID to the 
> appropriate value.  
> Under Linux ( MDK 2.4.18 , Dell TrueMobile 1150 ) I can't seem to set the 
> ESSID,  using either an entry in wireless.opts or using iwconfig.  I can 
> discover the ESSID at other access points ( at home with a Linksys WAP1 for 
> example).  I switched from the orinoco_cs driver to wvlan_cs. This allows 
> iwconfig to push the ESSID value but wireless.opts seems to have no effect. I 
> upgraded wireless_tools (22 ->24) with no discernable effect.
> Any clues?
> David
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