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> You Gotta Be Kidding Me!, I can't belive this also doesn't work!!
Hyaky
post Jan 26 2007, 09:45 PM
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ok, then I had problems with turning the thing on and getting my wireless card to work, because both of these things worked out 'sometimes'! So I decided to install the lastest 1.1.0r121 pdaXrom. The installation went smoothly, everything booted up ok, but still my card didn't came up!

I found that some users have the same hardware issues with the D-Link DCF-660W, so to be sure, I decited to install Open Zaurus, because my card was running then without any problems. So I downloaded all the required files, followed the instructions, but I can't get into the flashing menu (the japanese one).

I had a problem with powering it up, now I have a problem when I put the battery in or plug it in the power, when I try to use halt it just crashes and thats it!

I had done flashing 3 times before, and everything went great, but now I can't get even to the flashing menu, when it powers up, I don't get that menu, it just boots sudenly up!
So I followed these instructions, just to make sure! (but I did exact the same steps other 3 times)
http://www.oesf.org/index.php?title=Installing_pdaXrom

any suggestions how to 'force' to flash it? Damn, it pisses me off so bad, but this thing is way to good to give up on it! Thanks!
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Hrw
post Jan 29 2007, 12:39 AM
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Longer story:

Some cards are handled by orinoco_cs and hostap_cs drivers. Under 2.6 kernel mappings are in driver code instead of /etc/pcmcia/*conf* files so to get card working under hostap we need to patch orinoco_cs to not list some cards as supported. The problem is that many cards are 0x0156, 0x0002 (iirc) and some of them are not handled by hostap_cs because this vendor_id/product_id was used by first Orinoco cards and many vendors copied it blindly when they created own Orinoco or Prism based cards.

D-Link DCF-660W is one of such problematic cards. I have one of them at home but it has problems with getting any wireless working (I suspect PCB breakage).
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