Fw: 0.7.5 to 1.4.9 firmware upgrade??

Jason Boxman jasonb at edseek.com
Tue Oct 15 03:07:30 EDT 2002


On Tuesday 15 October 2002 02:21 am, Pedro Estrela wrote:
> For HostAp users that didn't change to the new mailing list (yet):

I use PRI 1.0.7 and STA 1.3.5 without any issues.  WEP will be done in 
software, however, unless you're running 1.4.9 or manually turn on firmware 
based encryption.  It's off by default < 1.4.9 because it was buggy.

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Pedro Estrela" <pedro.estrela at inesc.pt>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2002 1:37 AM
> Subject: Re: 0.7.5 to 1.4.9 firmware upgrade??
>
> > Hello!
> >
> > 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
>
> > http://hostap.epitest.fi/hostap/2002-07/1379.html)
> >
> > Other option is to use the 1.3.4 firmware from netgear's MA401
> > (ftp://downloads.netgear.com/files/netgear1/MA401v200.zip) (see
> > http://hostap.epitest.fi/hostap/2002-07/1384.html)
> >
> > As thus, i would ask the hostap users with ***prism2 chipset***, to
>
> confirm
>
> > both success and insucess experiences regarding the latest firmwares.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Pedro Estrela
> >
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