Unidentified card variant ?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Fri Apr 4 21:44:57 PST 2003

On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 10:29:27PM +0000, Harry Moyes wrote:

> I'm having problems loading updated firmware to my pheenet prism2 cards.
> I attach utils dumps and the result of attempting to load firmware.
> I've tried several releases of firmware with the same effect.
> It looks to me as if hostap does not recognise NICID 0x8003

Why do you think hostap does not recognize NICID 0x8003?

> Is it reasonable to teach hostap about this card?

Wasn't it already able to initialize it correctly and thus "knows that

> [root at pei utils]# ./prism2_srec -vvr wlan0 
> /home/shoka/source/firmware/SF010306.HEX

> Verifying update compatibility and combining data:
> NICID was not found from the list of supported platforms.
> Incompatible updata data.

However, you are trying to load a firmware image that is not targetted
for that Prism2 model. prism2_srec refuses to download that image since
it would just crash the card..

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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