jeffs at fomsystems.com
Fri Sep 26 13:54:59 EDT 2008
On Friday 26 September 2008, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-09-26 at 10:59 -0400, Jeff Sutherland wrote:
> > On Friday 26 September 2008, Dan Williams wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2008-09-25 at 13:37 -0400, Jeff Sutherland wrote:
> > > > What's the most appropriate firmware version to use with the Marvell
> > > > 88W8686 chip? (it's used in the muRata wifi module). Currently on
> > > > 2.6.27-rc6 and I'm having some problems with WEP security causing the
> > > > libertas driver to lock the kernel when the wifi module tries to
> > > > associate with an a/p.
> > >
> > > Interesting. v8 or v9 firmware? Any chance you could get some logs
> > > over a serial port with libertas_debug=0x5863a7 so we can see what the
> > > command sequence is?
> > >
> > > Dan
> > v8 firmware with 2.6.25 kernel. I'm presently in the process of
> > finishing up a port to 2.6.27-rc7 so I can work off John's development
> > tree. I think I can switch to v9 firmware with the latest development
> > code. We'll see what happens...
> There are a few things with v9 firmware that may be broken. It seems
> authentication works sometimes, but based on the spec I can't see how
> that works very well. v9 needs some development but not a ton. After
> that it just needs a lot of testing.
Hmm... V9 firmware seems to work just fine with the tip of the development git
tree and the W8686 chips in that Murata module of mine. This is on an Xscale
(pxa270) based system btw. Certainly works a lot better than before. Will
followup with more testing, especially with WPA. Currently running using
128bit WEP security.
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