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Re: Anyone using Prism54?

On Mon, 2004-12-06 at 18:23, Bill Moseley wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 06, 2004 at 03:47:06PM +1300, Grant McLean wrote:
> > Bill, does your card have a version number on it?  I have just tried
> > installing a new WG511 card and not had the same luck as you.  On the 
> > back of the card it says v3.0 (tiny letters just under "CE0336").  I
> > saw someone else had problems with this revision of the card too.
> No, mine does not have a version -- but I do remember seeing somewhere
> online that the newer cards are Atheros based cards and would thus use
> Madwifi instead of Prism54.  Oh, maybe that's only the WG511T cards.

The prism54 driver seems to load happily when the card is plugged in.
I would have thought the driver would complain if it couldn't find a 
card with a suitable chipset.

> Wild guess, but maybe it's uploading the wrong firmware?
> $ lspci | grep Intersil
> 0000:06:00.0 Network controller: Intersil Corporation Intersil ISL3890 [Prism GT/Prism Duette] (rev 01)

It's certainly possible that I need different firmware, but my lspci
output looks very similar (right down to the rev no):

0000:02:00.0 Network controller: Intersil Corporation Intersil ISL3890
[Prism GT/Prism Duette] (rev 01)

and with -vv:

  Subsystem: Netgear: Unknown device 4800
  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-
  Latency: 80 (2500ns min, 7000ns max), Cache Line Size: 0x10 (64 bytes)
  Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 5
  Region 0: Memory at 20800000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8K]
  Capabilities: [dc] Power Management version 1
          Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1+ D2+ AuxCurrent=0mA
          Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-

>From looking at the archives of the prism54-users list, it looks like
the driver doesn't yet support "Made in China" versions of the WG511 :-(

Thanks for your help

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