Flash primary firmware
nettie at apple2.com
Mon Sep 13 10:24:49 EDT 2004
thanx a lot for your feedback, I'm using the -r option to download the
primary firmware on ram rather then on flash. When I try downlaoding it
to flash I have IOCTL problems! When I download to flash I use a PK file
as you suggested me. Of course I have enabled FLASH DOWNLOAD in
hostap_confgi.h and recompiled.
Any idea? -- Thanx
> srec summary for ak010104.hex
> Included file name: AK010104.HEX
> Component: 0x0015 1.1.4 (primary firmware)
> Downloading to volatile memory (RAM).
> Components after download:
> NICID: 0x8013 v1.0.0
> PRIID: 0x0015 v1.0.7
> STAID: 0x001f v1.8.3
As indicated by the output the primary firmware you are loading is a RAM
based firmware, rather than a firmware to be written to the flash memory
on the card.
You can also tell this by the filename (af indicates RAM based), for a
flash based firmware you want something starting with p (eg
Jun Sun's mini HOWTO at http://linux.junsun.net/intersil-prism/ seems to
be the definitive reference for this sort of thing.
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