Upgrading Firmware on a WMP11, Incompatible interfaces

Tomas Charvat eaglecz at tiscali.cz
Wed Jun 11 11:14:33 EDT 2003


i have WMP11 with 1.4.9 and it doesnt work with hostap 0.0.3 ...  (same
problem)


did anyone try to uploadprism 1.5.6 or 1.7.4 into wmp11 ?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lee Ryman" <leeryman at iprimus.net.au>
To: <hostap at shmoo.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2003 4:56 PM
Subject: Upgrading Firmware on a WMP11, Incompatible interfaces


> Hi all,
>
> After reading many posts, swaring many times and having many file
transfers
> interrupted/corrupted Im going to see if posting here may help. My
> appologies if this has been covered before, i have yet to find a clearly
> explained. solution. If one exists please just direct me to it to save
> bothering the rest of the list.
>
> Ok, here is the situation. I have a Linksys WMP11 Prism 2.5 card
attempting
> to act as an access point and for the most part the card works well.
However
> on attempting to upload large files (exess of ~500kb) from a wifi enabled
> laptop to the computer hosting the card (or any other computer being
routed
> to by the AP) the card whould seem to drop out, often (with earlier hostap
> drivers) locking up the host computer aswell. It seems the problem only
> arisses when the card has a heavy Rx load.
>
>  Here are the firmware specs...
>
> # ./hostap_diag wlan0
> Host AP driver diagnostics information for 'wlan0'
>
> NICID: id=0x8013 v1.0.0 (PRISM II (2.5) Mini-PCI (SST parallel flash))
> PRIID: id=0x0015 v1.0.5
> STAID: id=0x001f v1.3.4 (station firmware)
>
> >From reading various posts and howtos it seems this PRI/STA firmware
> combination is known to corrupt packets going onto the PCI bus. How nice.
A
> dmesg gives us all sorts of errors (somewhat snipped for breverity)...
>
>    dst=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff src=00:02:2d:69:00:e6 len=104
> handle_ap_item - addr3(BSSID)=8b:d8:96:40:2b:4a not own MAC
> handle_pspoll - addr1(BSSID)=00:06:25:a7:00:02 not own MAC
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=202.138.188.150 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=48 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=107 ID=36343 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=1678 DPT=80
> WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=202.138.188.150 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=48 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=107 ID=36532 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=1678 DPT=80
> WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=202.138.188.150 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=48 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=107 ID=36898 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=1678 DPT=80
> WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
> wlan0: RX: unknown MACPort 4
> handle_pspoll - addr1(BSSID)=00:06:85:ef:85:ef not own MAC
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=24.192.83.74 DST=202.138.17.106
LEN=48
> TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=109 ID=47670 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=1611 DPT=3504
> WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
> wlan0: RX: unknown MACPort 6
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=24.192.83.74 DST=202.138.17.106
LEN=48
> TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=109 ID=47719 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=1611 DPT=3504
> WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=24.192.83.74 DST=202.138.17.106
LEN=48
> TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=109 ID=47837 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=1611 DPT=3504
> WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
> wlan0: RX: unknown MACPort 2
> wlan0: rejected received nullfunc frame without ToDS from not associated
STA
> 00:02:00:e6:00:e6
> handle_ap_item - data frame
> wlan0: Could not find STA for this TX error
>    STA not found
> wlan0: rejected received nullfunc frame without ToDS from not associated
STA
> 2d:69:00:e6:00:e6
> handle_ap_item - data frame
> wlan0: rejected received nullfunc frame without ToDS from not associated
STA
> 2d:69:00:e6:00:e6
> handle_ap_item - data frame
> wlan0: handle_assoc - too short payload (len=0, reassoc=0) from
> 00:02:2d:69:00:e6
> handle_ap_item - not a management frame?
>    STA not found
> Net Filter i-h: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:00:80:ad:97:07:db:08:00
> SRC=192.168.0.2 DST=192.168.0.255 LEN=240 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=64 ID=0
DF
> PROTO=UDP SPT=138 DPT=138 LEN=220
> Net Filter i-h: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:00:80:ad:97:07:db:08:00
> SRC=192.168.0.2 DST=192.168.0.255 LEN=235 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=64 ID=0
DF
> PROTO=UDP SPT=138 DPT=138 LEN=215
> wlan0: handle_assoc - too short payload (len=0, reassoc=0) from
> 00:02:2d:69:00:e6
> Net Filter i-h: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:00:e0:18:00:34:cd:08:00
> SRC=192.168.0.13 DST=192.168.0.255 LEN=78 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=128
ID=800
> PROTO=UDP SPT=137 DPT=137 LEN=58
> Net Filter i-h: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:00:e0:18:00:34:cd:08:00
> SRC=192.168.0.13 DST=192.168.0.255 LEN=257 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=128
ID=801
> PROTO=UDP SPT=138 DPT=138 LEN=237
> handle_pspoll - addr1(BSSID)=00:06:85:ef:00:02 not own MAC
> wlan0: handle_assoc - too short payload (len=0, reassoc=0) from
> 00:02:2d:69:00:e6
> wlan0: handle_assoc - too short payload (len=0, reassoc=0) from
> 00:02:2d:69:00:e6
> wlan0: RX: unknown MACPort 6
> wlan0: rejected received nullfunc frame without ToDS from not associated
STA
> 00:02:00:e6:00:e6
> handle_ap_item - data frame
> wlan0: Could not find STA for this TX error
> Net Filter i-h: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:00:e0:18:00:34:cd:08:00
> SRC=192.168.0.13 DST=192.168.0.255 LEN=229 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=128
ID=892
> PROTO=UDP SPT=138 DPT=138 LEN=209
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=202.138.189.163 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=48 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=107 ID=28040 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=4033 DPT=80
> WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=202.138.189.163 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=48 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=107 ID=28265 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=4033 DPT=80
> WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=202.138.189.163 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=48 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=107 ID=28861 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=4033 DPT=80
> WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
>    STA not found
> handle_ap_item - not a management frame?
> handle_ap_item - addr3(BSSID)=00:06:25:a7:00:12 not own MAC
>    STA not found
> wlan0: handle_assoc - too short payload (len=0, reassoc=0) from
> 00:02:2d:69:00:e6
> wlan0: RX: unknown MACPort 6
> wlan0: handle_assoc - too short payload (len=0, reassoc=0) from
> 00:02:2d:69:00:e6
> handle_pspoll - addr1(BSSID)=25:a7:25:a7:85:ef not own MAC
> wlan0: handle_assoc - too short payload (len=0, reassoc=0) from
> 00:02:2d:69:00:e6
> wlan0: RX: unknown MACPort 3
> Net Filter i-h: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:00:80:ad:97:07:db:08:00
> SRC=192.168.0.2 DST=192.168.0.255 LEN=240 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=64 ID=0
DF
> PROTO=UDP SPT=138 DPT=138 LEN=220
> Net Filter i-h: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:00:80:ad:97:07:db:08:00
> SRC=192.168.0.2 DST=192.168.0.255 LEN=235 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=64 ID=0
DF
> PROTO=UDP SPT=138 DPT=138 LEN=215
>    STA not found
> handle_ap_item - addr3(BSSID)=ff:ff:ff:ff:fe:de not own MAC
> wlan0: rejected received nullfunc frame without ToDS from not associated
STA
> 00:02:00:e6:00:e6
> handle_ap_item - data frame
> wlan0: Could not find STA for this TX error
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=62.248.24.54 DST=202.138.17.106
LEN=78
> TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=105 ID=43834 PROTO=UDP SPT=1069 DPT=137 LEN=58
> Net Filter i-h: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:00:e0:18:00:34:cd:08:00
> SRC=192.168.0.13 DST=192.168.0.255 LEN=229 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=128
> ID=1229 PROTO=UDP SPT=138 DPT=138 LEN=209
> wlan0: handle_assoc - too short payload (len=0, reassoc=0) from
> 00:02:2d:69:00:e6
> handle_ap_item - addr3(BSSID)=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff not own MAC
> wlan0: handle_assoc - too short payload (len=0, reassoc=0) from
> 00:02:2d:69:00:e6
>    STA not found
> wlan0: RX: unknown MACPort 3
> handle_pspoll - addr1(BSSID)=00:06:85:ef:00:02 not own MAC
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=194.54.49.230 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=78 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=104 ID=65242 PROTO=UDP SPT=1151 DPT=137
LEN=58
> wlan0: handle_assoc - too short payload (len=0, reassoc=0) from
> 00:02:2d:69:00:e6
>    STA not found
> handle_ap_item - not a management frame?
> handle_pspoll - addr1(BSSID)=00:06:85:ef:85:ef not own MAC
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=195.174.103.123 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=78 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=103 ID=63346 PROTO=UDP SPT=1131 DPT=137
LEN=58
> wlan0: rejected received nullfunc frame without ToDS from not associated
STA
> 00:02:00:e6:00:e6
> handle_ap_item - data frame
> wlan0: Could not find STA for this TX error
> Net Filter i-h: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:00:80:ad:97:07:db:08:00
> SRC=192.168.0.2 DST=192.168.0.255 LEN=240 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=64 ID=0
DF
> PROTO=UDP SPT=138 DPT=138 LEN=220
> Net Filter i-h: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:00:80:ad:97:07:db:08:00
> SRC=192.168.0.2 DST=192.168.0.255 LEN=235 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=64 ID=0
DF
> PROTO=UDP SPT=138 DPT=138 LEN=215
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=202.184.167.30 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=28 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=233 ID=23173 PROTO=ICMP TYPE=8 CODE=0 ID=768
> SEQ=64787
> handle_ap_item - addr3(BSSID)=00:06:25:a7:10:00 not own MAC
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=202.138.188.150 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=48 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=107 ID=19142 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=3279 DPT=80
> WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=202.138.188.150 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=48 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=107 ID=19320 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=3279 DPT=80
> WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=202.138.188.150 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=48 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=107 ID=19711 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=3279 DPT=80
> WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
> handle_ap_item - not a management frame?
> handle_ap_item - not a management frame?
> wlan0: RX: unknown MACPort 3
> handle_ap_item - addr3(BSSID)=00:06:25:a7:10:b2 not own MAC
> Net Filter i-h: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:00:e0:18:00:34:cd:08:00
> SRC=192.168.0.13 DST=192.168.0.255 LEN=229 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=128
> ID=1702 PROTO=UDP SPT=138 DPT=138 LEN=209
> wlan0: rejected received nullfunc frame without ToDS from not associated
STA
> 2d:69:00:e6:00:e6
> handle_ap_item - data frame
> wlan0: handle_assoc - too short payload (len=0, reassoc=0) from
> 00:02:2d:69:00:e6
> wlan0: handle_assoc - too short payload (len=0, reassoc=0) from
> 00:02:2d:69:00:e6
> wlan0: RX: len(17217) > MAX(2304)
> wlan0: handle_assoc - too short payload (len=0, reassoc=0) from
> 00:02:2d:69:00:e6
>    STA not found
>    STA not found
>    PSPOLL and AID[15:14] not set
>    PSPOLL and AID[15:14] not set
> Net Filter i-h: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:00:80:ad:97:07:db:08:00
> SRC=192.168.0.2 DST=192.168.0.255 LEN=240 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=64 ID=0
DF
> PROTO=UDP SPT=138 DPT=138 LEN=220
> Net Filter i-h: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:00:80:ad:97:07:db:08:00
> SRC=192.168.0.2 DST=192.168.0.255 LEN=235 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=64 ID=0
DF
> PROTO=UDP SPT=138 DPT=138 LEN=215
> wlan0: rejected received nullfunc frame without ToDS from not associated
STA
> 2d:69:2d:69:00:e6
> handle_ap_item - data frame
>    STA not found
> wlan0: RX: unknown MACPort 5
>    STA not found
> handle_pspoll - addr1(BSSID)=25:a7:85:ef:85:ef not own MAC
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=202.138.188.150 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=48 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=107 ID=7548 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=2983 DPT=80
> WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
> Net Filter i-h: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:00:e0:18:00:34:cd:08:00
> SRC=192.168.0.13 DST=192.168.0.255 LEN=229 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=128
> ID=2227 PROTO=UDP SPT=138 DPT=138 LEN=209
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=202.138.188.150 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=48 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=107 ID=7739 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=2983 DPT=80
> WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=202.138.188.150 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=48 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=107 ID=8109 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=2983 DPT=80
> WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=216.239.33.99 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=40 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=238 ID=38783 PROTO=TCP SPT=80 DPT=1905
> WINDOW=9300 RES=0x00 RST URGP=0
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=66.118.190.200 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=40 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=108 ID=256 PROTO=TCP SPT=5619 DPT=3128
> WINDOW=16384 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
>    STA not found
> handle_pspoll - addr1(BSSID)=25:a7:25:a7:85:ef not own MAC
> handle_pspoll - addr1(BSSID)=25:a7:25:a7:85:ef not own MAC
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=80.3.137.105 DST=202.138.17.106
LEN=78
> TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=108 ID=33174 PROTO=UDP SPT=1075 DPT=137 LEN=58
> wlan0: rejected received nullfunc frame without ToDS from not associated
STA
> 2d:69:00:e6:00:e6
> handle_ap_item - data frame
> handle_pspoll - addr1(BSSID)=25:a7:85:ef:85:ef not own MAC
> wlan0: rejected received nullfunc frame without ToDS from not associated
STA
> 00:02:00:e6:00:e6
> handle_ap_item - data frame
> wlan0: Could not find STA for this TX error
> handle_ap_item - not a management frame?
> wlan0: RX: unknown MACPort 3
> Net Filter e-h: IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=63.79.176.247 DST=202.138.17.106
> LEN=404 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=108 ID=12121 PROTO=UDP SPT=1116 DPT=1434
> LEN=384
>
> Quite lovely. Would I be correct in assuming its the firmware combo that
is
> at fault?
>
> Okay now that we've hopefully established that as the cause, how do we go
> about upgrading the firmware for this card? I would like to try STA 1.4.9
> but as many probably know Linksys cant get off their backside to get 1.4.9
> out, and since they've now changed chipsets for this product i would say
> their latest release is going to stay at 1.4.6 for quit a while (which too
> has problems).
>
> On attempt of a RAM-download of RF010409.HEX (from
> http://www.netgate.com/support/prism_firmware/, which is supposably
> compatible with this chipset revision) i get the following message from
> prism2_srec....
>
> # ./prism2_srec wlan0 ~/wireless/firmwareUpdates/RF010409.HEX
> srec summary for RF010409.HEX
> Component: 0x001f 1.4.9 (station firmware)
> Supported platforms:
>   0x800a 1.0.0,  0x800b 1.0.0,  0x800c 1.0.0,  0x800d 1.0.0,  0x8012 1.0.0
>   0x8013 1.0.0,  0x8014 1.0.0,  0x8016 1.0.0,  0x8017 1.0.0,  0x8018 1.0.0
>   0x801a 1.0.0,  0x801b 1.0.0,  0x801c 1.0.0,  0x8021 1.0.0,  0x8022 1.0.0
>   0x8023 1.0.0,  0x800a 1.0.0,  0x800e 1.0.0,  0x8015 1.0.0,  0x8019 1.0.0
>   0x801d 1.0.0,  0x8024 1.0.0
> Separate S3 data areas:
>   addr 0x007E1800..0x007ED199 (len 47514)
>   addr 0x007F0800..0x007F1875 (len 4214)
>   addr 0x007FE000..0x007FECE7 (len 3304)
> Total data length: 55032 bytes
> Start address 0x003f0c01
>
> Wireless LAN card information:
> Components:
>   NICID: 0x8013 v1.0.0
>   PRIID: 0x0015 v1.0.5
>   STAID: 0x001f v1.3.4
>
> Verifying update compatibility and combining data:
> Incompatible interfaces:
>   SREC: role=Actor    variant=1 range=4-4 iface=Primary Firmware-Driver
(3)
>   card: role=Supplier variant=1 range=1-3 iface=Primary Firmware-Driver
(3)
> Incompatible updata data.
>
> Bah, Incompatible my foot. Just to rub it in i take? :)
>
> What whould be the best (safest, less likely to make a paper weight)
method
> for getting 1.4.9 onto this card?
>
> Regards,
>
> Lee
>
> []  Lee Ryman
> []  email: leeryman at hotmail.com
> []  mobile: +61 412 753 343
>
> "As the circle of light increases, so does the circumference of darkness
> around it." -Einstein
>
>
>
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