Now that 7DS runs on LEAF/WRAP, I need to figure out how the wireless card on WRAP works.
First off, the boot up screen for Bering does not show that a wireless card has been detected.
PCI: Device 00:95 not found by BIOS
Bad news? :(
After taking a close look at the miniPCI board on the WRAP board, I made out the words "SL-2511MP PLUS 2.10". A Google search reveals that it is a Senao 802.11b wireless card.
Well, I should have known this because it on the purchase invoice, but I like to do things the hard way. :(
How do we get LEAF to recognize this?
A few more hours on Google leads me to dozens of discussions on mailing lists, madwifi, hostap and Jean Tourrilhes's Linux Wireless page - which don't help me very much, because Senao is not mentioned anywhere.
But I have gotten some idea now of how wireless works on Linux.
The Senao website itself is not helpful. :(
A few more hours on Google lead to this excellent introduction to the Senao wireless cards by SeattleWireless - I learn that the Senao card is built around the Prism 2 chipset. They also say the HostAP drivers work.
Well, that's something that should get me started on getting the wireless card working...
And neat - I just found some detailed documentation of setting up a wireless card based on the Prism wireless card at skippy.net!