Re: Prism 2 firmware

Date: 2002-07-29 15:54:28 UTC

Andrew Draper wrote:
> Hi,
> As far as I can tell Intersil write the firmware for all prism2 devices -
> compaq/d-link/linksys etc ship the firmware unchanged with a nice pretty
> (windows) GUI which loads it into flash. So no, there shouldn't be a
> problem. This isn't always the case - 1.4.9 works for me but 1.4.2 had a
> bug in it which stopped the hostap driver from working.
> Having said this, If you use the hostap driver to download the firmware into
> RAM on your card then you can't damage anything if you get it wrong (the
> card goes back to the flash firmware after it is reset).
> If you want to download it into flash then you'll need a utility from compaq
> to do it so they presumably have done some checking (but probably not when
> in hostap mode).

OK, I now use the 1.3.4 version and it seems to work. Can you see any reason why to
update from 1.3.4 to 1.4.9 ?


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