D-Link DWL-520 hangs machine.

Jason Boxman jasonb at edseek.com
Wed Oct 16 03:15:00 EDT 2002


On Wednesday 16 October 2002 02:36 am, Sam Tilders wrote:
> Hi all,
>
<snip>
> I have a suspicion it might have something to do with the PCI 2.2
> compliance bit... My motherboard is supposed to be 2.2 (according to the
> manafacturer - gigabyte) but dmesg shows:
> PCI: PCI BIOS revision 2.10 entry at 0xfdb71, last bus=3

It's possible.  I did talk with someone in September who has a confirmed PCI 
2.1 system and is using a DWL-520 without any problems on a stock RH 
2.4.18-10 kernel and HostAP 09/12/02.  I haven't used one personally in my 
PCI 2.1 system because I had read it may not function properly without PCI 
2.2 support.

> The card shows in lspci -v as:
> 00:0c.0 Network controller: Harris Semiconductor: Unknown device 3873 (rev
> 01) Subsystem: D-Link System Inc: Unknown device 3501
>         Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 11
>         Memory at ddbff000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=4K]
>         Capabilities: [dc] Power Management version 2
>
> Does anyone have any experience with this card?

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