failed to upgrade to 1.5.6 or 1.7.4 for 8008 chip

Jun Sun jsun at
Sat Jun 28 18:46:04 EDT 2003

I have two PCMCIA cards that is reported to have NICID 8008.

When I use winupdate to upgrade the firmware, I got the following
error messages.  Does this mean I can't upgrade or I have to find
another firmware image?  I tried pretty much all firmware sources
reported on the mailing list.


Product Part Number: WL-211F V1.0
  Serial Number: 0112009892
  MAC Address: 00-40-05-DF-73-80
  Platform: 8008
  Current firmware version: Primary: 0.3.0   Station: 0.8.2
Source File: "C:\My Documents\prism_firmware\1.5.6\Pk010101.hex"
Error - Platforms incompatible. Current card is platform 8008.  Image built for: 800c, 8013, 8017, 801b, 8022,  This file cannot be used.

** Error encountered - update not allowed **

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