Re: Prism 2 firmware

From: Matt Peterson (
Date: 2002-07-30 03:16:43 UTC

If you dig into the PDFs from Jim's zip files, you'll note the f/w is only for HFA3842/3-based cards.

I just upgraded an older HFA3841-based card (Netgear FA401), it came with STA 00.08.03 and is now 01.03.04 (with the same primary factory 00.03.00 f/w). This was using the an Intersil OEM Windows updater along with HEX files c/o <>.

On the note of 1.4.9 f/w, I have upgraded a number Senao (200mW PCMCIA) and Sparklan (50mW PCI) NICs fine. Do note, this is with a Windows uploader (which is smart enough to barf on incorrect HEX files and such).

Matt Peterson

On Tue, Jul 30, 2002 at 11:59:34AM +1000, Ryan Abbenhuys wrote:

> I would also love to know if I can update my Compaq WL200 firmware too. I believe
> it currently only has 0.8.3(?).
> If there's anyone out there who has updated it to the one from
> then I would love to know before I attempt it.
> >Andrew Draper wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> It's 1.4.9. Get it from your vendor or from
> >>
> >>
> >> Look through the archives for instructions on loading it into card RAM
> >> without having to use windows to reprogram the flash.
> >>
> >
> >
> >Can I update my Compaq WL200 with those firmwares ? 100% sure ?

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