Lucent Technologies Orinoco Gold
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Mon Sep 1 09:46:53 PDT 2003
In message: <20030901164525.GB562 at dhcp01.pn.xcllnt.net>
Marcel Moolenaar <marcel at xcllnt.net> writes:
: On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 10:38:52AM -0600, M. Warner Losh wrote:
: > In message: <002d01c3709d$3bac7480$093d1581 at rehash>
: > "Michael Goffin" <neo at csh.rit.edu> writes:
: > : I posted a week or two ago about having issues with my Orinoco Gold wireless
: > : card not working in 5.1-current. It was suggested that I update the
: > : firmware. The firmware upgrade did not work. Has anyone had issues with this
: > : card in 5.1-current that they were able to resolve?
: > You might also want to try the owi driver. It isn't supported, and
: > may disappear soon, but it was created to try to fix the lucent
: > support in the wi driver. You can't have both the owi and wi drivers
: > in the kernel at the same time. owi is supported only as a module.
: > If it doesn't work, then oh well.
: What are the problems? I'm happily using my Lucent card without
: problems. That is, I have less problems with it than I had with
: an embedded PRISM3.
You are lucky,. Some people have huge issues with lucent cards,
others don't for reasons that are poorly understood.
: wi0: <Lucent Technologies WaveLAN/IEEE> at port 0x100-0x13f irq 9 function 0 config 1 on pccard0
: wi0: 802.11 address: 00:02:2d:09:71:2b
: wi0: using Lucent Technologies, WaveLAN/IEEE
: wi0: Lucent Firmware: Station (6.6.1)
: wi0: 11b rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps
: wi0: bad alloc 3d2 != ff, cur 0 nxt 0
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ this is a problem.
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