DWL-520E (works!)

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Tue Dec 30 22:28:10 PST 2003

On Tue, Dec 30, 2003 at 03:51:44PM -0500, Andrew Barr wrote:

> Following some of the directions in recent posts relating to the DWL-650
> (rev. P1), I have made my DWL-520E operational and able to get on the
> Internet under Slackware 9.1.

That's nice to hear. What did you need to change in the driver or

I modified no-PRI f/w mode to automatically determine SRAM type and
card type (PCI or not). Could someone with DWL-520 E (or any other PCI
card without PRI f/w in flash) test whether the current CVS snapshot is
enough to work with such a card? At least, the new version seems to work
fine with DWL-650 P1.

> wlan0 (WE) : Buffer for request 8B2B too small (0<13)
> Any idea what this means? Thanks for any help anyone can offer.

8B2B is SIOCGIWENCODE. In other words, something is trying to read WEP
key configuration from the driver, but this program seems to have a bug
(invalid buffer passed for SIOCGIWENCODE). This could be a wireless
status tool, etc.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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