AW: Problems with ALLNET PCI Card
James B Hiller
jhiller at visi.net
Wed Sep 15 23:08:46 EDT 2004
On Wed, 15 Sep 2004, ARCEO Daniel Beuchler wrote:
> Might be a firmware problem ?
> Host AP driver diagnostics information for 'wlan0'
> NICID: id=0x8013 v1.0.0 (PRISM II (2.5) Mini-PCI (SST parallel flash))
> PRIID: id=0x0015 v1.0.5
> STAID: id=0x001f v1.3.4 (station firmware)
Yes, might be. In mid-2003 and earlier, various refs on the list
discussed firmware either 1.3.4 or 1.3.6 and earlier showing issues
with much packet-dropping.
When I took my off-the-shelf 1.3.4 card and flashed to 1.4.9, I had
a vast performance/throughput improvement (like, to rates that
would be expected). Use 1.7.4 now. There has been some more recent
discussion about 1.8.0 (for example) also exhibiting some bugginess,
though I don't recall what.
Suggest trying to flash to 1.7.4 and see how you like that.
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