Firmware STA 1.5.4, R1010504.HEX
Tue Oct 15 14:47:58 PDT 2002
1. Aren't those two images in flash on the card? Which means that once
updated with the Windows driver, you should be able to move it to a Linux
box and still have the updated firmware images?
2. What about extracting the images from the Windows driver file? I've
never looked at a firmware image, but the driver (PRISMNDS.SYS) contains a
bunch of lines like:
Which look very much like firmware flashing instructions to me :-) Of
course, once would have to find which bits are each of the two images, but
anybody familiar with the firmware file format should be able to find that
pretty easily... Actually, a very very quick look at those lines seems to
indicate that it includes the images for:
(grep S317FF20000007 on the file and decode the hex and you should get the
Don't ask me what they are, though :-) And I have no idea either of the
whereabouts of the primary firmware, but I believe it didn't change the one
you had on the card, probably for some compatibility issue... Wild guess:
it has images for primary 1.1.1 and station 1.5.4 for three different types
Just my 0.02 EUR...
At 18:13 15/10/2002, Robert Miano wrote:
>I just noticed that running the most recent Windows driver from
>Intersil (ISL3PRDSUIT-EXE_WIN_(2-0-7).exe) downloads version STA 1.5.4
>onto my COMPAQ WL100.
>Now I wonder if there's a way to save the card's RAM into a hex file
>for use with "prism2_srec -r" under Linux.
>According to Intersil's WinUpdate, the filenames are as follows:
>Primary: 0.3.0 P40003C0.HEX
>Station: 1.5.4 R1010504.HEX
>Maybe there's somebody who has the latter?
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