Problem with DWL-520 E1 under Slackware 11

Jouni Malinen j
Sat Mar 31 18:29:40 PDT 2007

On Fri, Mar 30, 2007 at 08:47:28PM -0400, edrickv at wrote:
> I'm trying to get my DWL-520 E1 card (prism 2.5, no onboard firmware) working under Linux. Since this kernel version ( doesn't come with hostap I'm using hostap-driver 0.4.9 and utils 0.4.7. But it doesn't seem to be working right.
> Downloading secondary (station) firmware /etc/firmware/rf010800.hex

I'm assuming you are using hostap_fw_load to run prism2_srec. Could you
please send the full output from this command, i.e., also the first
steps of loading primary firmware? Please also send 'dmesg' output after
having tried to load the firmware images.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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