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> Symbol Spectrum24 Modules For R197 & R198?, The current one only works for 2.4.20
ZDevil
post Apr 15 2007, 03:00 AM
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Is there a driver and firmware for Symbol Spectrum24?
The original orinoco_modules.tar.gz only works for Beta3 and below.
Thanks.
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post Apr 15 2007, 03:43 AM
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Got this from lsmod:
CODE
Module                  Size  Used by
hostap_cs              57780  0
hostap                113956  1 hostap_cs
ieee80211_crypt         5024  1 hostap
mousedev               10784  1
spectrum_cs             8716  0
orinoco                40948  1 spectrum_cs
hermes                  6496  2 spectrum_cs,orinoco
joydev                  8768  0
ipv6                  265244  17
soundcore               8420  1 snd
pxaficp_ir              9536  0
irda                  118760  1 pxaficp_ir


And from dmesg:
CODE
pccard: PCMCIA card inserted into slot 0
pcmcia: registering new device pcmcia0.0
spectrum_cs: Cannot find firmware: symbol_sp24t_prim_fw
spectrum_cs: Firmware download failed
eth0: failed to initialize firmware (err = -16)
spectrum_cs: register_netdev() failed


Here is the source of the driver, i am not sure if there is the source of the firmware (symbol_sp24t_prim_fw).
Now I don't have a SDK setup yet. So it would be great if someone compile it.
Thanks! smile.gif
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Attached File  orinoco_0.15.tar.gz ( 73.08K ) Number of downloads: 71
 
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post Apr 15 2007, 04:10 AM
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QUOTE(ZDevil @ Apr 15 2007, 09:43 PM)
Got this from lsmod:
CODE
Module                  Size  Used by
hostap_cs              57780  0
hostap                113956  1 hostap_cs
ieee80211_crypt         5024  1 hostap
mousedev               10784  1
spectrum_cs             8716  0
orinoco                40948  1 spectrum_cs
hermes                  6496  2 spectrum_cs,orinoco
joydev                  8768  0
ipv6                  265244  17
soundcore               8420  1 snd
pxaficp_ir              9536  0
irda                  118760  1 pxaficp_ir


And from dmesg:
CODE
pccard: PCMCIA card inserted into slot 0
pcmcia: registering new device pcmcia0.0
spectrum_cs: Cannot find firmware: symbol_sp24t_prim_fw
spectrum_cs: Firmware download failed
eth0: failed to initialize firmware (err = -16)
spectrum_cs: register_netdev() failed


Here is the source of the driver, i am not sure if there is the source of the firmware  (symbol_sp24t_prim_fw).
Now I don't have a SDK setup yet. So it would be great if someone compile it.
Thanks! smile.gif
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it just cannot find the firmware file which isnt installed by default.
just copy it to somewhere it can be found, maybe /etc/pcmcia/firmware?
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post Apr 15 2007, 04:38 AM
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QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 15 2007, 08:10 AM)
QUOTE(ZDevil @ Apr 15 2007, 09:43 PM)
Got this from lsmod:
CODE
Module                  Size  Used by
hostap_cs              57780  0
hostap                113956  1 hostap_cs
ieee80211_crypt         5024  1 hostap
mousedev               10784  1
spectrum_cs             8716  0
orinoco                40948  1 spectrum_cs
hermes                  6496  2 spectrum_cs,orinoco
joydev                  8768  0
ipv6                  265244  17
soundcore               8420  1 snd
pxaficp_ir              9536  0
irda                  118760  1 pxaficp_ir


And from dmesg:
CODE
pccard: PCMCIA card inserted into slot 0
pcmcia: registering new device pcmcia0.0
spectrum_cs: Cannot find firmware: symbol_sp24t_prim_fw
spectrum_cs: Firmware download failed
eth0: failed to initialize firmware (err = -16)
spectrum_cs: register_netdev() failed


Here is the source of the driver, i am not sure if there is the source of the firmware  (symbol_sp24t_prim_fw).
Now I don't have a SDK setup yet. So it would be great if someone compile it.
Thanks! smile.gif
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it just cannot find the firmware file which isnt installed by default.
just copy it to somewhere it can be found, maybe /etc/pcmcia/firmware?
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/usr/lib/hotplug/firmware/

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post Apr 15 2007, 05:14 AM
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But which files should I copy?
symbol_sp24t_prim_fw is missing in /lib/module/2.6.16/

[Update 1]
Ok, i fetched symbol_sp24t_prim_fw by using the "get_symbol_fw" tool from the orinoco-fwutils-0.2 package.
Let's see if it works...

[Update 2]
Yes, it works! I need to copy both symbol_sp24t_prim_fw and symbol_sp24t_sec_fw to /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware .
Now i wonder if the firmware is open and i can package it. There seems to be no license or terms of distribution in orinoco-fwutils-0.2 or the driver source (obtained from http://orinoco.nongnu.org/ ) themselves.
If not I just give the pointer here.

This post has been edited by ZDevil: Apr 15 2007, 05:36 AM
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post Apr 15 2007, 07:53 AM
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I don't seem to have a /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware dir, created it and copied the firmware files there, i presume thats right?
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post Apr 15 2007, 08:04 AM
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Yes, this was exactly what i just did today.
It seems the firmware is not freely distributable (thanks to louigi600 for making me aware of this), so i can't attach them here.

For those who are need the firmware of symbol cards or cards using prism chipset:
#0. You don't need to use the source file of the driver.
#1. Extract the attached tool set. There should be a few *nix executable files.
#2. In the terminal, run the command named "get_xyz_fw", according to the hardware of your card.
(In my case, i use get_symbol_fw because my card is Symbol Spectrum24). The firmware will be downloaded to the same directory where you run the command.
#3. Create the directory in you Z: mkdir -p /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware
#4. Copy ALL the firmware files to this directory.
#5. Insert the card. The card will work if it is the correct firmware.

Attached File  orinoco_fwutils_0.2.tar.gz ( 5.92K ) Number of downloads: 177

Source: https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.p...ckage_id=162521

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post Apr 15 2007, 08:22 AM
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Seemed to work for me and shut it up about the missing firmware.

Whats odd is I've never had to supply firmwire for this card before??

Seem to have network config issues now though. Will work on them another day I think now though!
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post Apr 27 2007, 02:26 AM
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QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Apr 15 2007, 03:38 PM)
/usr/lib/hotplug/firmware/

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I tried doing this for my Planex CF card, in beta3 i placed this in /etc/pcmcia/firmware/ , but seems putting the same files in /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware did nothing ... i still get the same complaints ...

CODE
pccard: PCMCIA card inserted into slot 1
pcmcia: registering new device pcmcia1.0
hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (constant)
hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (from config)
Checking CFTABLE_ENTRY 0x01 (default 0x01)
IO window settings: cfg->io.nwin=1 dflt.io.nwin=1
io->flags = 0x0047, io.base=0x0000, len=128
hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wifi0
hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 3.3, irq 137, io 0xc4840000-0xc484007f
wifi0: __hfa384x_cmd_no_wait(6) - timeout - reg=0xecd6
hostap_cs: first command failed - assuming card does not have primary firmware
hostap_cs: assuming no Primary image in flash - card initialization not completed
wifi0: test Genesis mode with HCR 0x1f
prism2_pccard_cor_sreset: original COR 41
prism2_pccard_genesis_sreset: original COR 41
Readback test failed, HCR 0x1f write 00 e1 a1 ff read 00 ce a1 ce
wifi0: test Genesis mode with HCR 0x0f
prism2_pccard_cor_sreset: original COR 41
prism2_pccard_genesis_sreset: original COR 41
Readback test succeeded, HCR 0x0f
prism2_pccard_genesis_sreset: original COR 41
wifi0: registered netdevice wlan0


I've placed files pm010102.hex and rf010804.hex in the dir ( i used these files to manually load with prism2_srec (btw, in which package was this located?)
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post Apr 27 2007, 04:21 AM
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QUOTE(kkazakov13 @ Apr 27 2007, 06:26 AM)
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Apr 15 2007, 03:38 PM)

/usr/lib/hotplug/firmware/

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I tried doing this for my Planex CF card, in beta3 i placed this in /etc/pcmcia/firmware/ , but seems putting the same files in /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware did nothing ... i still get the same complaints ...

CODE
pccard: PCMCIA card inserted into slot 1
pcmcia: registering new device pcmcia1.0
hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (constant)
hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (from config)
Checking CFTABLE_ENTRY 0x01 (default 0x01)
IO window settings: cfg->io.nwin=1 dflt.io.nwin=1
io->flags = 0x0047, io.base=0x0000, len=128
hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wifi0
hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 3.3, irq 137, io 0xc4840000-0xc484007f
wifi0: __hfa384x_cmd_no_wait(6) - timeout - reg=0xecd6
hostap_cs: first command failed - assuming card does not have primary firmware
hostap_cs: assuming no Primary image in flash - card initialization not completed
wifi0: test Genesis mode with HCR 0x1f
prism2_pccard_cor_sreset: original COR 41
prism2_pccard_genesis_sreset: original COR 41
Readback test failed, HCR 0x1f write 00 e1 a1 ff read 00 ce a1 ce
wifi0: test Genesis mode with HCR 0x0f
prism2_pccard_cor_sreset: original COR 41
prism2_pccard_genesis_sreset: original COR 41
Readback test succeeded, HCR 0x0f
prism2_pccard_genesis_sreset: original COR 41
wifi0: registered netdevice wlan0


I've placed files pm010102.hex and rf010804.hex in the dir ( i used these files to manually load with prism2_srec (btw, in which package was this located?)
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If these drivers were build for 2.4.20 they will not work in 2.6

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post Apr 27 2007, 04:26 AM
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QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Apr 27 2007, 03:21 PM)
If these drivers were build for 2.4.20 they will not work in 2.6

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That's not drivers, but raw hardware firmware data. However, I think i found out the reason. Somehow the one of the files was overwritten with the other one and both filesizes were 15kb, while the one should be more than 100kb.
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QUOTE(ZDevil @ Apr 15 2007, 08:04 AM) *
Yes, this was exactly what i just did today.
It seems the firmware is not freely distributable (thanks to louigi600 for making me aware of this), so i can't attach them here.

For those who are need the firmware of symbol cards or cards using prism chipset:
#0. You don't need to use the source file of the driver.
#1. Extract the attached tool set. There should be a few *nix executable files.
#2. In the terminal, run the command named "get_xyz_fw", according to the hardware of your card.
(In my case, i use get_symbol_fw because my card is Symbol Spectrum24). The firmware will be downloaded to the same directory where you run the command.
#3. Create the directory in you Z: mkdir -p /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware
#4. Copy ALL the firmware files to this directory.
#5. Insert the card. The card will work if it is the correct firmware.

Attached File  orinoco_fwutils_0.2.tar.gz ( 5.92K ) Number of downloads: 177

Source: https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.p...ckage_id=162521


I know it's been many years since the posts in this thread, but hoping that someone will see this and be able to advise.....

Just got a 3100 after several years without a Zaurus....came with the Symbol Spectrum24 card....have tried a variety of things to get card recognized and working, but so far, no go...

Have just done the instructions above, but still get message in Wireless Monitor that no wireless cards detected. However, in the card applet I use, it recognizes that the Spectrum card has been inserted into 3100.....

In lsmod, I see:

CODE
Module              Size     Used by     Tainted: P
spectrum_cs      7000      0    (unused)
firmware_class  3816       0    (spectrum_cs)
orinoco            40492      0    (spectrum_cs)
hermes             4960       0    (spectrum_cs)


plus a bunch of others, don't think related to wifi cards.....

In dmesg, I see:

CODE
pxa_pcmcia_init(0)
orinoco 0.15rc2HEAD (David Gibson <hermes@gibson.dropbear.id.au>, Pavel Roskin <proski@gnu.org>, et al)
spectrum_cs 0.15rc2HEAD (Pavel Roskin <proski@gnu.org>, David Gibson <hermes@gibson.dropbear.id.au>, et al)
spectrum_cs: Cannot find firmware: symbol_sp24t_prim_fw
spectrum_cs: Firmware download failed
hermes @ IO 0xf6000000: Timeout waiting for card to reset (reg=0x0000)!
wlan0: failed to initialize firmware (err = -110)
spectrum_cs: register_netdev() failed


If I do iwconfig, I get:

CODE
lo   no wireless extensions

irda0  no wireless extensions


If I do ifconfig wlan0, I get:

CODE
wlan0: error fetching interface information: Device not found



Any suggestions?????

Thank you for any help!

Mark
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