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Old 04-28-2006, 08:00 AM   #1
Roelof
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installing firmware


I try to make my wlan card with chipset TI acx111 work under Slackware 10.1 with kernel 2.6.16.9. The instructions say that I must install the firmware, a file with extension .bin_1.2.1.34, in /lib/firmware. When I try to run that binary, I get the error 'Cannot execute binary file'. I have given it executable permission. What does this mean?
 
Old 04-28-2006, 08:45 AM   #2
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it means it is not a program, you there is nothing to run. the firmware binary file will be used to interface with the card by ndiswrapper i assume, but the firmware is only used as a library or similar, it can not run in itself.
 
  


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