Please add new board files for WLE1216V5-20 and another Compex NIC.

Ben Greear greearb at
Wed Apr 18 09:52:01 PDT 2018

On 04/18/2018 09:42 AM, Kalle Valo wrote:
> Ben Greear <greearb at> writes:
>> It seems the upstream board-2.bin file for 9984 does not yet include
>> support for WLE1216V5-20 (or possibly it does and OpenWRT grabs the
>> wrong one?).
>> I'm attaching the board file for this NIC and for another one which I
>> have not yet tested. I received these from Compex and have tested the
>> bus=pci,bmi-chip-id=0,bmi-board-id=31-compex.bin file on the
>> WLE1216V5-20
>> Please add these into the official board-2.bin for 9984.
> Are these the actual board names I should use:
> bus=pci,bmi-chip-id=0,bmi-board-id=31
> bus=pci,bmi-chip-id=0,bmi-board-id=30

Yes, I think so.  If you want to send me the bin file your tools create
before you commit, I will be happy to load it on my system with the compex
NIC and make sure it works as expected.


> In the attached filenames you have the -compex suffix but I don't think
> I should use those:
> [2. application/x-macbinary; bus=pci,bmi-chip-id=0,bmi-board-id=31-compex.bin]...
> [3. application/x-macbinary; bus=pci,bmi-chip-id=0,bmi-board-id=30-compex.bin]...

Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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