jhary at unsane.co.uk
Fri Sep 17 04:03:17 PDT 2004
Looks good, i'll have a go when i get home.
Thanks very much,
On Fri, 17 Sep 2004, Jiri Mikulas wrote:
> if you have FBSD 5.x, read this
> for firmware update - for windows - download this file and run the .exe file
> Vince Hoffman wrote:
> >Hi all,
> > I've been wondering why I cant seem to get more than approx
> >180k(bytes)/sec from my freebsd server with a netgear MA311 pci card in
> >hostap. After some googling After some googling the evidence seems to
> >point at me having rather ancient firmware.
> >(23:46:36 <~>) 0 # dmesg |grep wi0
> >wi0: <Intersil Prism2.5> mem 0x40500000-0x40500fff irq 5 at device 4.0 on
> >wi0: 802.11 address: 00:09:5b:11:fa:39
> >wi0: using RF:PRISM2.5 MAC:ISL3874A(Mini-PCI)
> >wi0: Intersil Firmware: Primary (1.0.7), Station (1.3.6)
> >wi0: 11b rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps
> >(the relevant line from ifconfig being
> >media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet DS/11Mbps <hostap> (DS/2Mbps <hostap>)
> >Since Netgear dont seem to supply an updated firmware, has anyone any
> >suggestions where i could get one, and if so is there any way to update it
> >under FreeBSD ? or do i need to take down my server and put the card in my
> >windows machine to update ?
> >Any suggestions welcome.
> > Vince
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