FYI: Debian & DWL-650P

AP-Research HostAP-Research at rescunet.com
Mon Jun 28 13:50:17 EDT 2004


<quote who="Pavel Roskin">
>> On Thu, 24 Jun 2004, AP-Research wrote:
>> My understanding from Pavel Roskin in:
>>
>> http://sisyphus.iocaine.com/pipermail/hostap/2004-February/005431.html
>>
>> ... was that Genesis firmware begin with "a" & "r" (PRI, STA
>> respectively). PRISM2_NON_VOLATILE_DOWNLOAD firmware begin with "p" &
>> "s"
>> (PRI, STA respectively). (is this correct?)
>
> I didn't say that.  In particular, I didn't say that in the message you
> posted the link to.  I'm not aware of the term "genesis firmware".
> Initial and primary firmware is loaded into RAM in genesis more.
> Secondary firmware is loaded using download commands.  Flashing of any
> firmware is done by download commands.
>
> As for the names, the definitive resource is the documentation from
> Intersil: http://home.eunet.cz/jt/wifi/Download.pdf
>
> Names of RAM-loadable primary firmware can begin with "p" and with "a".
> Flash-loadable primary firmware can also begin  with "p".  Use prism2_srec
> utility to examine the firmware and find out what hardware it's compatible
> with and how it should be loaded.
>
> --
> Regards,
> Pavel Roskin
>

I apologize for the mis-quote.  Thank you again for the clarification.

-- 
Regards
KC Ferguson
RescuNET.com



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