[PATCH] Flash download works!!!

Mark Glines mark-hostap
Sun Apr 13 19:28:04 PDT 2003

Hey, cool!  I played with this a while back, didn't get very far,
but never thought to look for problems with the userspace.

On Sun, Apr 13, 2003 at 06:50:02PM -0700, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> Note for others: At the moment, I do not recommend testing this code
> unless you are able to reflash dead cards or can afford to lose some
> cards.. ;-). I will uncomment the code in default version after it has
> been thoroughly tested.

I can recover cards and will gladly help test this.

On Sun, Apr 13, 2003 at 08:04:04PM -0400, Pavel Roskin wrote:
> If we want to update primary firmware in the flash, prism2_srec should be
> able to process primary and secondary firmware in one operation.  Flashing
> only primary firmware makes the card unusable.  This was tested both with
> prism2dl and prism2_srec.

The truly daring might want to upload a new CIS, or a new PDA,
as well.  If prism2_srec can handle multiple srec files, and a
simple app to generate srecs from PDA sourcefiles, I think this
should be possible too.  Or do you need to use genesis mode for


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