Firmware

Franck franck at linuxpourtous.com
Tue Mar 25 04:03:30 EST 2003


> On this site you can download fw 1.4.9:
> http://www.netgate.com/support/prism_firmware/
>
> This is not the latest fw but it fixes some bugs and it lets use fw based
> WEP when in master mode.
>
> download 1.4.9.zip and use file RF010409.HEX to download fw in ram.
> First of all check if the fw you have is ok for your NIC by means of:
> # utils/prism2_srec wlan0 RF010409.HEX
>
> then, if it is OK, download the fw in ram:
> # utils/prism2_srec -r wlan0 RF010409.HEX
>
> To enable fw download you have to compile HostAP with
> PRISM2_DOWNLOAD_SUPPORT:
> decomment the following line in hostap_config.h:
> #define PRISM2_DOWNLOAD_SUPPORT

yes, thanks, works fine ..

And now, i have :
wlan0: NIC: id=0x8013 v1.0.0
wlan0: PRI: id=0x15 v1.0.7
wlan0: STA: id=0x1f v1.4.9

How can i make for wlan0: PRI: id=0x15 v1.1.0

Which HEX can i use ?
AK010100.HEX or PK010100.HEX

result of ./prism2_srec -r wlan0 AK010100.HEX

srec summary for AK010100.HEX
Component: 0x0015 1.1.0 (primary firmware)
Supported platforms:
  0x800c 1.0.0,  0x8013 1.0.0,  0x8017 1.0.0,  0x801b 1.0.0,  0x8022 1.0.0
Separate S3 data areas:
  addr 0x007E0000..0x007E0935 (len 2358)
  addr 0x007E0A00..0x007E131F (len 2336)
  addr 0x007E17FE..0x007E17FF (len 2)
Total data length: 4696 bytes
Start address 0x003f0000

Wireless LAN card information:
Components:
  NICID: 0x8013 v1.0.0
  PRIID: 0x0015 v1.0.7
  STAID: 0x001f v1.4.9

Verifying update compatibility and combining data:
PDR 0x0003 not found from wlan card PDA. Using default data.
  len=12: 39 39 53 41 30 31 30 30 30 30 30 30
PDR 0x0005 not found from wlan card PDA. Using default data.
  len=2: 00 01
PDR 0x0408 not found from wlan card PDA. Using default data.
  len=2: 64 00
Plug record length mismatch (PDR=0x0001): 12 != 16
==> extend from default
OK.

Downloading to volatile memory (RAM).
ioctl[PRISM2_IOCTL_DOWNLOAD]: Operation not permitted

Download failed!

Sniff ...

Franck

> >
> > Hello
> >
> > I have a Netgear MA311
> >
> > wlan0: NIC: id=0x8013 v1.0.0
> > wlan0: PRI: id=0x15 v1.0.7
> > wlan0: STA: id=0x1f v1.3.6
> >
> > How can i obtain the latest firmware for this card ?Or, is this firmware
>
> up to
>
> > date ?
> >
> > Thx
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