Flashing prism2 PCI cards ...

gARetH baBB hick.hostap
Wed Jul 16 03:22:48 PDT 2003

On Wed, 16 Jul 2003, [iso-8859-1] Ilyes Gouta wrote:

> I have an intersil prism2 Wi-Fi based card w/ primary firmware 0.3.0 and
> secondary firmware 0.8.3. (yeah.. this is too old). I searched across
> the available updates and found that the only upgradable version,
> supported by my hardware, is 1.3.6. The distribution comes with two
> files : the primary and the secondary update hex files. The problem is
> that only the secondary firmware 1.3.6 is usable. WinUpdate return a
> version mismatch for the primary firmware (my NICID is 8002).

There is 1.4.9 flash and 1.7.1 ram available for 8002.

Pavel's link for 1.7.1 was the previous post to yours ...

Plenty of links in the archives for sources of 1.4.9 flash.

> Is it possible to update only the secondary firmware and keep the old
> evil big bloating primary firmware ?

Yes, there is no later primary firmware for your NICID.

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