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Re: Intel Centrino 6300 Ultimate-N adapter
Updated ./distrib/sets/lists/base/mi to include new firmware files...
6300.tgz now reflects this.
On 4/9/10, B Harder <brad.harder%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
> Attachment was too big for mailing list... I will host at
> http://methodlogic.net/flat/file/6300.tgz temporarily.
> On 4/9/10, B Harder <brad.harder%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
>> Well, I've got working wireless now... I haven't benchmarked or tested
>> for full feature compliance, but it is useable. Attached are diffs,
>> new files, and references to Intel firmware. I don't think I like the
>> PCI device name, but it apes what OpenBSD is using at the moment, so
>> the driver didn't require other modifications for the case of PCI
>> device name. This driver is based on the files that Sverre did supply
>> to me; Thanks Sverre. The unified diffs are based off -current as of
>> few minutes ago.
>> Thanks Sverre and Brett for your help and interest.
>> *Intel firmware pulled from http://intellinuxwireless.org/?n=downloads
>> *attached .tgz expands to "6300" dir; Contents are to be applied from
>> On 4/8/10, Brett Lymn <blymn%baesystems.com.au@localhost> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Apr 07, 2010 at 04:00:36PM -0700, B Harder wrote:
>>>> Hi Sverre -- I am interested... I've actually already got the 6000-4
>>>> firmware, got the pcidevs setup, and worked w/ the existing driver
>>>> code to get the device attached... at this point, it's failing w/
>>>> eeprom errors (two of them, don't recall what there are, at the
>>>> moment). If you've got something in some state of "working", you're
>>>> further ahead than I am, though, and I'd love to see that code.
>>> As you have discovered, it is highly unlikely that you can just add
>>> the device to pci devs and use the current iwn driver to make it
>>> work. I would expect that the interface to the firmware on the card
>>> is slightly different, requiring different command structures. This
>>> can happen even between versions of firmware on the same hardware. I
>>> am not sure how different our iwn driver is from the OpenBSD one these
>>> days, perhaps patching in the card specific code from their driver
>>> would be possible.
>>> Brett Lymn
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>> Brad Harder
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