Strange problems with Marvell 8686 sdio on AT91SAM9263

Andrew Pozsgay apozsgay at
Wed Jun 4 14:30:36 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 04:26:47PM -0400, Dan Williams wrote:
 >/ FWIW, pings up to 5000 bytes (ping -s 5000 x.x.x.x) work for me from the
/>/ sd8686 reference board using 8.73.7p3 firmware and the libertas bits
/>/ from 2.6.25 in both the following configurations:
/>/ 1) sd8686 -> MacBook Air (bcm4324 I think) with WEP-encrypted
/>/ infrastructure connection
/> /2) sd8686 -> Dell Latitude C610 (Cisco Airo 350) with unencrypted Ad-Hoc
/>/ connection /

In config #1, was the 8686 or the MacBook the AP?  If the 8686 was the 
AP, that would seem to contradict your statement from another thread:

 >/ There isn't any support in the current libertas driver for AP mode right
/>/ now, I think you may need different firmware for that as well, which
/>/ nobody seems to have... The original Marvell reference drivers didn't
/>/ contain AP-mode support either, so we didn't have anything to go on. /

Please clarify.


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