newest firmware for prism 2 cards (1.7.1 runs weird)
bilsch at bilsch.org
Sat Mar 20 11:53:29 EST 2004
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While we're on this topic, what is the recomended firmware for running
with the hostap driver.
Here is what I have:
hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
hostap_cs: 0.2.0 - 2004-02-15 (Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>)
hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (constant)
hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (from config)
Checking CFTABLE_ENTRY 0x01 (default 0x01)
IO window settings: cfg->io.nwin=1 dflt.io.nwin=1
io->flags = 0x0046, io.base=0x0000, len=64
hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wifi0
hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 3.3, irq 3, io 0x0100-0x013f
prism2_hw_init: initialized in 200 ms
wifi0: NIC: id=0x800c v1.0.0
wifi0: PRI: id=0x15 v1.1.1
wifi0: STA: id=0x1f v1.8.0
wifi0: registered netdevice wlan0
The card is an senao/EnGenius 200mW pcmcia with external ant. I get
really unstable speeds and odd results from iwconfig.
jar at pcuf.fi wrote:
|>Well, I was wondering if anybody else has experienced similar problems and
|>if there is a newer version for old cards or we should stay with 1.5.6 :-?
| Yes. I have tested the 1.7.1 ram version. At least the link quality,
| signal and noise level values reported by hostap driver and iwconfig seem
| to be totally useless. They seem to be random numbers. It is hard to e.g.
| draw mrtg graphs by using those numbers. At the moment I use the 1.5.6
| I didn't notice any differences in transfer speeds between 1.5.6 and
| Best Regards, Jar
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