Update for firmware
proski at gnu.org
Mon Jul 19 12:35:09 EDT 2004
On Fri, 16 Jul 2004, [iso-8859-1] CИsar Reyes wrote:
> I'am using a TrendNet TEW-16PC to test HostAP driver. I succeed loading it,
> but first i have to add tnhe lines of Id. to hostap_cs.conf.
You didn't specify what exactly you had to add. Search for "TEW-16PC" on
Google doesn't return anything useful. Maybe you mistyped the model name.
> When I load it the dmesg tells me that the card has a NIC Id. 0x8000, a
> primary firmware v0.3.0 and a station firmware 0.8.0.
It's better to quote messages exactly than to rephrase them.
> I look on Jun Sun's home page for updates of these firmwares but he
> doesn║t have any.
I've checked my collection and I don't see any firmware for NICID 0x8000
> - Are there updates for this NIC and firmwares??
I have no idea.
> - Is the 0x8000 NIC a PrismI card and no Prism2?? If so, how I could load the
> driver and make it work in master mode?
I believe NICID 0x8000 is Prism2. At least it uses the same MAC chip
HFA3841, according to http://home.eunet.cz/jt/wifi/Download.pdf
It's possible that you have broken PDA with incorrect NICID. You could
use the "-i" option to prism2_srec for force loading RAM firmware for
NICID 0x8002 and newer (firmware name beginning with "r1").
You didn't quote the error reported by HostAP when using 0.8.0 firmware,
so I cannot comment whether you can use the card in Master mode. Of
course newer firmware would be better, but if you cannot load it, try
whatever you have.
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