Re: D-Link DWL-650 internals
From: William R. Blodgett (wblodgett_at_yahoo.com)
Date: 2002-07-25 19:41:42 UTC
This might shed some light on your card, found it in a
proposed FreeBSD kernel patch here:
+#define WI_NIC_P2_SST 0x8008 /* Prism2 with SST flush
+#define WI_NIC_PRISM2_5 0x800C
I'm curious what dmesg reports regarding your 0x8008
card, the info on my 0x800c card is actually fairly
- Jouni Malinen <jkmaline_at_cc.hut.fi> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 12, 2002 at 09:32:13AM -0700, William R.
> Blodgett wrote:
> > The D-Link DWL-650 is Prism 2.5 based. The
> DWL-650 in
> > my laptop comes up as Prism 2.5 ISL3873.
> Not all D-Link DWL-650 cards are Prism2.5 based.. I
> have one with NICID
> 0x8008 and I do not think it is Prism2.5. The ones
> with NICID 0x800c
> could be Prism2.5 based, although Intersil documents
> seem to use "PRISM
> II PCMCIA" description for 0x800c.
> > > 1. Could any of u let me know whether D-Link
> > > is PRISM 2 based or PRISM 2.5 based. How to
> > > these info ?
> NICID or open the card and check which MAC chip it
> > > manual(AN9900.2). It mentions that those RID and
> > > commands specified in that manual shall be used
> > > HFA 3842, HFA 3841 or Future PRISM MACs.
> > > But I doubt whether the same manual information
> > > shall be used to write driver for PRISM 2 as
> well as
> > > PRISM 2.5
> It seems to work fine also with Prism2.5 as well as
> Jouni Malinen
> PGP id EFC895FA
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