Re: ipw2100: firmware problem

From: Simon Kelley
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 03:59:09 EST

Feyd wrote:
On Tue, 21 Jun 2005 08:42:08 +0100
Simon Kelley <simon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

The atmel driver includes a small firmware stub which does nothing but determine the MAC address, to solve this problem. This is compiled into

Does it power-down the card after reading the MAC?

Yes, it loads the special firmware, runs it to get the MAC, and then returns the card to quiesent state, ready for the real firmware load which happens at device open time.


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