Primary Firmware Download

Pavel Roskin proski at
Mon Aug 11 19:01:09 EDT 2003

On Sat, 9 Aug 2003, Brian Capouch wrote:

> I *sort of* saved my card, which now reports the following:
> NIC: 0x800c	v1.0.0
> PRI  0x15 	v1.1.1
> STA  0x1f	v1.7.4


> On the surface this seems to work OK, but when I did a bandwidth check
> (Ad-hoc mode, to a machine a few feet away) the card repeatedly wrote
> alternate Connected/Disconnected messages into the logfiles, and
> reported only 24kbs of throughput.
> I'm assuming the problem is firmware-related; I have another card of
> NIC: 0x8003	v1.0.0
> PRI  0x15	v0.3.0
> STA  0x1f	v.1.5.6
> And it works perfectly.

You may want to check the recent thread about sensitivity control:

As I understand it, setting sensitivity using RIDs doesn't work correctly,
so it should be done directly through the communication processor.

> I'm sure I've done something wrong with the firmware, and if anyone can
> point me in the right direction I'd sure be much obliged.

I don't think _you_ did anything wrong.  It's more like the firmwares have
some differences and possibly bugs.

Pavel Roskin

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