Experiments with different firmwares when card is in Master mode.

Ajeet Nankani fromkth+hostap at fastmail.fm
Fri Mar 11 03:57:52 EST 2005


I downgraded to 1.7.4, also i could not find change log of firmwares.

-ajeet.

Bobby Curnow wrote:
> Did you ever get this resolved, or have to downgrade the secondary
> firmware to 1.7.4?
> Bob C
> 
> On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Ajeet Nankani wrote:
> 
> 
>>There are some differences in operation of the prism2.5 pc-card when
>>different firmwares are used, at least in master(Access Point) mode.
>>
>>Here are my observations,
>>
>>PC-card in master mode.
>>Pri 1.1.1
>>Sec 1.8.0 or 1.8.3
>>Authentication request from STA to Authentication Response from AP takes
>>around 5ms to 70ms
>>(Re)Association request from STA to (Re)Association response from AP
>>takes around 100ms to 150ms
>>
>>PC-card in master mode.
>>Pri 1.1.1
>>Sec 1.7.4
>>Authentication request from STA to Authentication Response from AP takes
>>around 1ms to 2ms
>>(Re)Association request from STA to (Re)Association response from AP
>>takes around 1ms to 2ms
>>
>>So I guess 1.7.4 is the all time best to use.
>>
>>Does anybody have similar or different experiences?
>>Does anybody know of any bug(s) with 1.7.4?
>>I could not find on internet that what they have changed/improved from
>>1.7.4 to 1.8.x
>>Does anybody know about firmware change log?
>>Jouni, any comments on above results, questions.
>>
>>-ajeet.



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