which firmware for wl200?

Jar jar at pcuf.fi
Tue May 24 16:00:23 EDT 2005


Jim Cromie wrote:

> FYI - you can use firmware geared for RAM, and avoid the risks of flashing.
> Assuming you can find an R version of the same firmware rev.
> 
> I use this in my /etc/modprobe.conf, which triggers an 'upgrade' when 
> the card is plugged in.
> 
> alias wlan0 hostap
> install hostap modprobe --ignore-install hostap ; 
> /usr/local/bin/prism2_srec -ir wlan0 /etc/firmware/r1010504.hex

Oh yes, the latest RAM versions for wl200 are r1010506.hex (1.5.6) and 
r1010701.hex (1.7.1). Should be found also from 
http://www.red-bean.com/~proski/firmware/.

-- 
Best Regards, Jar



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