FYI: Debian & DWL-650P
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:
>> ... was that Genesis firmware begin with "a" & "r" (PRI, STA
>> respectively). PRISM2_NON_VOLATILE_DOWNLOAD firmware begin with "p" &
>> (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.
> Pavel Roskin
I apologize for the mis-quote. Thank you again for the clarification.
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