Re: [nslu2-linux] Ovidiu Sas, could you post some more information or drivers about your zd1211b
- View SourceI updated the bb files for the zd1211b:
On 9/30/07, Ovidiu Sas <sip.nslu@...> wrote:
> Hi Mr. Markus
> Building the zd1211b driver is quite straight forward.
> You will need to set ZD1211REV_B=1 in the Makefile and that's it.
> In order to get both drivers, I duplicated the zd1121 directory under
> the name zd1211b. Inside, I fixed the Makefile patch to patch also
> the ZD1211REV_B and then I built both zd1121 and zd1121b.
> Like this, I ended up with two ipks:
> Also I needed to build the wireless-tools ipk:
> The wireless config is straight forward (just like any linux wireless
> If you want, I can post the three ipks under the files section.
> Let me know if you need more info.
> I will try to post the tomorrow the zd1211b source files.
> Ovidiu Sas
> On 9/30/07, mr_markas <groups@...> wrote:
> > Ovidiu,
> > I'm getting back into my NSLU2s. I had to set my pet projects down for
> > awhile due to other life priorities. I'm wondering if you could help
> > me/us out also having zd1211b based USB WiFi adapters.
> > Some back history:
> > Over 6 months ago, I was able to setup my development environment for
> > SlugOS/BE 3.10 beta. Back then, I was able to fiddle a setting, posted
> > my build notes
> > http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/nslu2-linux/message/18054 and the
> > built zd1211b module posted in this groups files section. I was able
> > to load it, do some AP Survey, etc. but not having a serial console
> > access, all my IP configuration stuff didn't work having to make many
> > blind attempts. ( I've also used
> > http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/Peripherals/WirelessNetworkAdapter for
> > some assistance )
> > Back to the present:
> > Coming back, I've set up a fresh development environment but am having
> > issues with it so I can build the 4.x alpha. Not wanting to take too
> > much time from my family, I'm looking for a pre-built solution or
> > assistance as I don't mind stay at 3.10 beta a while longer. I will
> > move to 4.x alpha or OpenWRT if necessary, but if I brick my NSLU2,
> > I'm pooched - no serial access. (My quick glances also look as though
> > the SlugOS/BE has significantly more packages than OpenWRT at the moment.)
> > I've looked at the SlugOS/BE and OpenWRT feeds, unpacked they zd1211
> > related files ( kmod and driver ). They don't appear to have the
> > zd1211b.ko nor a zd1211rw.ko. Maybe I missed something. ( Anybody, is
> > the OpenWRT zd1211.ko really the zd1211rw? ) It's also possible my old
> > zd1211b.ko is good having been able to do scans and surveys.
> > My request for assistance:
> > My questions for you Ovidiu, if you can spare the time:
> > 1. Could you make a tarball of your zd1211b related files and post
> > them in the Files section as I did ( so I and other can try them out ?)
> > 2. Could you post your wireless configuring information/files as an
> > example ( obfuscating or replacing sensitive info appropriately? )
> > 3. Could you post your build experience for the zd1211b driver?
> > Anything you can provide would be helpful.
> > Like I mentioned before, I'm trying to find the road of less
> > resistance to zd1211b success. Using SlugOS/BE 3.10 is fine by me -
> > almost preferred. I don't want to risk bricking my Slug with 4.x alpha
> > or OpenWRT not having on board or USB serial access for Redboot.
> > Thanks in advance, Mr. Markus