firmware not loading

Josh Wyatt jdwyatt
Mon Oct 25 10:18:05 PDT 2004

Andrew Barr wrote:

> The subsystem line doesn't match my card (I know it's a rev.E). My subsystem 
> line says "D-Link System Inc DWL-520 Wireless PCI Adapter, Rev E1". Numeric 
> subsystem IDs are 1186:3700. Run 'lspci -vvv -n -s 01:08.0" to match up the 
> numeric IDs.

wap root # lspci -vvv -n -s 01:08.0
01:08.0 Class 0280: 1260:3873 (rev 01)
         Subsystem: 1260:3873
         Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster- SpecCycle- MemWINV+ VGASnoop- ParErr- 
Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B-
         Status: Cap+ 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- 
<TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
         Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 3
         Region 0: Memory at f8000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=4K]
         Capabilities: [dc] Power Management version 2
                 Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1+ D2+ AuxCurrent=0mA 
                 Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-

> Months ago I remember something being discussed about issues with firmware 
> download and non-Intel chipsets and processors. What's your processor and 
> chipset?

This machine is a Dell GX150 I believe, intell 815 chipset with p3 800, 

> Where did you get the firmware you have now if you haven't been there?

I found the site, which was referenced 
by hostap FAQ #5, and followed a link from that site to


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