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Date:	Tue, 27 Feb 2007 17:00:00 +0000
From:	Gavin McCullagh <gavin.mccullagh@...m.ie>
To:	Matthew Garrett <mjg59@...f.ucam.org>
Cc:	Michael Buesch <mb@...sch.de>,
	Larry Finger <larry.finger@...inger.net>,
	Joseph Jezak <josejx@...too.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org,
	John Linville <linville@...driver.com>,
	Bcm43xx-dev@...ts.berlios.de
Subject: Re: [PATCH] bcm43xx: Fix code for spec changes of 2/7/2007

Hi,

On Sat, 10 Feb 2007, Matthew Garrett wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 10, 2007 at 06:55:50AM +0100, Michael Buesch wrote:
> 
> > It's likely that old cards still work with v4 firmware, but we don't know and
> > it has to be tested.
> > 
> > Care to do so?
> 
> I'll check the revision of my 4306, but I think it's probably too new to 
> be useful, unfortunately...

I have a fairly old 4306 at home which I was lent by my boss and I've been
struggling to get it working for the past week or two.  What I find is that
loads of firmwares which I try with bcm43xx-fwcutter complain about the
firmware being old but then when I get a firmware which is not too old the
device registers but doesn't seem to work -- iwlist can't see any access
points and when I set the essid it doesn't associate with the AP.

Can I be helpful as a tester?

Gavin

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