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SubjectRe: [ANN] Atheros 802.11n USB firmware source code released
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On Sun, 2009-06-07 at 01:22 +0300, Maxim Levitsky wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-06-05 at 12:04 -0700, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> > I'm pleased to announce we have released the source code to our
> > Atheros 802.11n USB Otus/ar9170 device under the GPL. You can grab the
> > source, compile and use it with the upstream ar9170 device driver.
> > Patches are welcomed. The git tree available for this is at:
> >
> > http://git.sipsolutions.net/ar9170-fw.git
> >
> > For more information please visit the home page for this project is on
> > our Linux wireless wiki:
> >
> > http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/ar9170.fw
> >
> > The ar9170 device driver home page is at:
> >
> > http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/ar9170
> >
> > I'd like to thank Johannes Berg and Christian Lamparter for their
> > incredible contributions to the project both firmware and ar9170
> > driver so far without which this would not have been possible.
>
> I just want to say thanks!
>
> I will buy this device very soon.
> Is this source for same firmware that was closed?
> Will AP mode work in future?
>
> If you were to release the documentation, then it would be really
> possible to fix AP mode for this firmware.
>
>
> If you could just release ath5k documentation.... I would fix its
> numerous problems I have with my aspire one (AR2425)...
>
>
> Best regards,
> Maxim Levitsky
>

What does this mean:

eeprom : ORIGIN = 0x000000, LENGTH = 1024k


Does the device have whole 1M of eeprom?
What is there?


Also what is this:

sram : ORIGIN = 0x100000, LENGTH = 64k



Description says that pram is 32K, but:

pram : ORIGIN = 0x200000, LENGTH = 16k


Best regards,
Maxim Levitsk



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