Flashing "Platform 8003" card. . .

Pavel Roskin proski
Fri Apr 18 12:35:30 PDT 2003

On Fri, 18 Apr 2003, Brian Capouch wrote:

> I have the Intersil flash utility and would like to use 1.5.6.
> When I try to flash it, though (using Pk010101.hex and sf010506.hex)
> it gives an error, saying that this card is "Platform 8003" and that the
> image was built for other platforms.
> Wondering if anyone call tell me what my options are here.

Your options are to flash station firmware 1.4.9 (s1010409.hex) and/or
load station firmware 1.5.6 (r1010506.hex) every time you load the driver.

Unfortunately, flashable 1.5.6 firmware for your card (that would be
s1010506.hex) has not been spotted in the wild to the best of my

> It has Primary f/w 0.3.0 and Station f/w 0.8.3, which I know is so old
> that it's moldy. . .

Leave your primary firmware alone.  There are no better versions for your

Pavel Roskin

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