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prism2_flashing [2006/11/19 16:12]
darkaudax
prism2_flashing [2009/10/27 20:26] (current)
mister_x Fixed download link for old NICS (thanks to Pavel Roskin).
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    - Click "​Continue"​. It reports current chip information,​ including current firmware versions, and gives you a chance to cancel. Double-confirm. If it says platform mismatches, most likely you picked the wrong hex files.    - Click "​Continue"​. It reports current chip information,​ including current firmware versions, and gives you a chance to cancel. Double-confirm. If it says platform mismatches, most likely you picked the wrong hex files.
    - Click "​Upgrade"​. That is it.     - Click "​Upgrade"​. That is it. 
 +
 +==== Versions ====
 +
 +Some example files:
 +
 +  * wpc11v3.0_driver060503_wpa.exe (WPC11v3.0 Driver 060503)
 +  * wpc11v3_driver_utility_053003.exe (WPC11v3 053003)
 +  * wpc11-xp_dr.exe (WPC11 0.29.10a)
 +  * Linksyswpc11drivers.zip (WPC11v3_WPA)
 +
 +All WPC11 versions including v3 are prism 2. v4 is rtl8180 and we don't know if there are other versions released.
 +
 +WinUpdate does require a prism 2 driver to recognize the card.
  
 ===== Linux ===== ===== Linux =====
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 If the NIC id is between 0x8002 and 0x8008: ​ If the NIC id is between 0x8002 and 0x8008: ​
  
-  wget http://​linux.junsun.net/​intersil-prism/​firmware/​1.5.6/​sf010506.hex  ​+  wget http://​linux.junsun.net/​intersil-prism/​firmware/​1.5.6/​s1010506.hex  ​
   ./​prism2_srec -v -f wlan0 s1010506.hex -P pda   ./​prism2_srec -v -f wlan0 s1010506.hex -P pda
  
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 This document may also help: [[http://​linux.junsun.net/​intersil-prism/​|linux.junsun.net/​intersil-prism]] This document may also help: [[http://​linux.junsun.net/​intersil-prism/​|linux.junsun.net/​intersil-prism]]
 +
 +
 +===== Additional Resources =====
 +
 +Here are links to a variety of additional information and resources.
 +
 +This provides a detailed explanation of how to upgrade the firmware: [[http://​linux.junsun.net/​intersil-prism/​|click here]]
 +
 +Brief description of the types of firmware and status of each: [[http://​trekweb.com/​~jasonb/​articles/​hostap_20021012.shtml|old site (no longer working)]]
 +[[http://​blog.edseek.com/​~jasonb/​articles/​hostap_20021012.shtml| possible mirror]]
 +
 +Table which provides the current mapping of the platform release code IDs with the component ID or IDs: [[http://​linux.junsun.net/​intersil-prism/​IDtable.html|html version]] or [[http://​home.eunet.cz/​jt/​wifi/​Download.pdf|the full document]]
 +
 +Source of the firmware files: [[http://​linux.junsun.net/​intersil-prism/​firmware/​|click here]] or [[http://​www.netgate.com/​support/​prism_firmware/​|another set]] or [[http://​www.red-bean.com/​~proski/​firmware|yet another set]]
 +
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