0.7.5 to 1.4.9 firmware upgrade??
hostap at flash.za.org
Tue Oct 15 01:55:11 EDT 2002
Why not first do a RAM download of the firmware to confirm if it's
working..if it doesn't..a simple power cycle will reset the card back to
its original firmware.
On Tue, Oct 15, 2002 at 01:37:16AM +0100, Pedro Estrela wrote:
> I've got the same problem, and i'm currently searching both the archives and
> the developers websites for this information.
> I have several compaq WL100 PCMCIA cards, based on Prism2 chipset (HFA3841,
> NICID 0x8002). However, all the firmwares available at
> http://www.netgate.com/support/prism_firmware are for the chipsets prism2.5
> and prism3 (HFA3842, NICID 0x800A and higher).
> I'm hoping that the firmware for the zoom card fixed by Alejandro Lamas
> (http://hostap.epitest.fi/hostap/2002-08/1540.html) will work on the compaq
> WL100 (and also WL200), as it is a prism2 card (HFA3841, NICID 0x8003)
> (Alejandro: please confirm if you can).
> To perform the actual flashing (tomorrow) I will be using the Intersil
> windows utility (WinUpdate-0-5-1-0.exe) that is inside
> (ftp://ftp.dlink.com/Wireless/DWL650/Firmware/dwl650_firmware_8c2.exe) (see
> Other option is to use the 1.3.4 firmware from netgear's MA401
> (ftp://downloads.netgear.com/files/netgear1/MA401v200.zip) (see
> As thus, i would ask the hostap users with ***prism2 chipset***, to confirm
> both success and insucess experiences regarding the latest firmwares.
> Pedro Estrela
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bruno Lopes F. Cabral" <bruno at openline.com.br>
> To: <hostap at shmoo.com>
> Sent: Monday, October 14, 2002 10:04 PM
> Subject: 0.7.5 to 1.4.9 firmware upgrade??
> > Hi there
> > I have several USR2445 pccards, which are based on prism
> > chipset with the following firmware info:
> > wlan0: NIC: id=0x8002 v1.0.0
> > wlan0: PRI: id=0x15 v0.3.0
> > wlan0: STA: id=0x1f v0.7.5
> > I'm using these cards with openap linux (on a USR2450
> > AP), hostap driver version 2002-05-19, kernel 2.4.17
> > hostap_cs: hostap_cs.c 0.0.0 2002-05-19 (SSH Communications Security Corp,
> > hostap_cs: (c) SSH Communications Security Corp <jkm at ssh.com>
> > hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 5.0, irq 3, io 0x0100-0x013f
> > hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wlan0
> > I'd like to know if it is possible/recommended to upgrade
> > them to a newer firmware (i.e. 1.4.9) or it would be
> > better to stick with the one it has now.
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