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SubjectRe: orinoco USB driver
On Sun, Jul 06, 2003 at 10:50:42PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 07, 2003 at 12:53:25AM +0200, Manuel Estrada Sainz wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 05, 2003 at 05:16:01PM -0700, Joshua Kwan wrote:
> > > I'm currently trying to get my Avaya Wireless 'Silver' USB device to
> > > work with the orinoco_usb driver v0.2.1.
> > >
> > > Firstly, it is not 'supported.' So I had to use force_unsupported=1.
> > > But the firmware you download is from Avaya's site, so it seems to me
> > > like it should work!
> > >
> > > Here's what i get:
> > >
> > > firesong:/usr/src/orinoco-usb-0.2.1# modprobe orinoco_usb debug=1 force_unsupported=1
> > > /usr/src/orinoco-usb-0.2.1/driver/orinoco_usb.c: Device is not supported (you may want to set force_unsupported=1)
> > > /usr/src/orinoco-usb-0.2.1/driver/orinoco_usb.c: Trying to handle device anyway as requested
> > > /usr/src/orinoco-usb-0.2.1/driver/orinoco_usb.c:bridge_probe: ENTER
> > > /usr/src/orinoco-usb-0.2.1/driver/orinoco_usb.c: No firmware to download
> > > /usr/src/orinoco-usb-0.2.1/driver/orinoco_usb.c:bridge_remove_in_urb: no urb to remove
> > > /usr/src/orinoco-usb-0.2.1/driver/orinoco_usb.c:bridge_delete: ENTER
> > > unregister_netdevice: device wlan%d/cf4f3000 never was registered
> > > /usr/src/orinoco-usb-0.2.1/driver/orinoco_usb.c:bridge_delete: EXIT
> > > /usr/src/orinoco-usb-0.2.1/driver/orinoco_usb.c:bridge_probe: EXIT
> > > drivers/usb/core/usb.c: registered new driver Orinoco USB
> > > orinoco_usb.c v0.2.1 (Manuel Estrada Sainz <ranty@debian.org>)
> > >
> > > The light does not come on and I don't get any device. I notice that the
> > > firmware is loaded from a .SYS file and installed into the hotplug
> > > /usr/lib directory. When is this loaded?
> > >
> > > Do you have any pointers? It would be really nice to get the card to
> > > work!
> >
> > You need a working hotplug package for the new driver to work.
>
> What do you mean? Does the base linux-hotplug scripts need to be
> changed for this device somehow?

Adding /etc/hotplug/firmware.agent is enough for request_firmware() to
work. I currently include the 2.4 backport of request_firmware() with
it.

Once a more recent hotplug gets into Debian sid (currently it is
0.0.20030117-7) I'll change it and use hotplug.d.

Have a nice day

Manuel

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