Primary Firmware Download

Pavel Roskin proski at
Mon Aug 4 17:03:57 EDT 2003

On Mon, 4 Aug 2003, Bob Beers wrote:

> What is the exact procedure to follow to make this happen on an
> already deployed box?
> I just want to be safe.

I don't think anybody can write this procedure without careful testing
with your hardware.  Testing is the key to being safe.  That said, the
sequence should be approximately following:

update the driver and prism2_srec
bring the interface down
unload the hostap_pci module
load the hostap_pci module
run "prism2_srec wlan0 PK010101.HEX SF010704.HEX"
check output for errors
run "prism2_srec -f wlan0 PK010101.HEX SF010704.HEX"
check the kernel log to make sure the firmware has been updated
restart the software working with interface
test that the interface is functioning

Pavel Roskin

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