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Old 01-17-2008, 07:29 AM   #1
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Is Netgear MA111v1 USB/WiFI required to download firmware every time I startup ?


Is the Netgear MA111v1 USB/WiFi required a downloaded firmware every time I start my Debian AMD64 system (or put in the USB-stick) and use the Debian package "linux-wlan-ng-firmware" ?

I have installed the Debian package linux-wlan-ng-firmware already,
but I am not sure if I need or not.

As I understand, the linux-wlan-ng-firmware is just a loader for the firmware, but is not including any firmware for any WiFi/USB stick

If I need to download a firmware to the USB-stick, where could I found the firmware ?
 
Old 01-20-2008, 04:27 PM   #2
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I found that my USB-WiFi (Prism2) device should have the driver "ru010803.hex".
I have Netgear MA111v1 and this is built on Prism2.
Must I install this driver every time plug in the USB device or boot the system ?
Is the Netgear MA111v1 store the driver in flash or not...?
The main question is: Do I need the DEB package linux-wlan-ng-firmware ?


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Is the Netgear MA111v1 USB/WiFi required a downloaded firmware every time I start my Debian AMD64 system (or put in the USB-stick) and use the Debian package "linux-wlan-ng-firmware" ?

I have installed the Debian package linux-wlan-ng-firmware already,
but I am not sure if I need or not.

As I understand, the linux-wlan-ng-firmware is just a loader for the firmware, but is not including any firmware for any WiFi/USB stick

If I need to download a firmware to the USB-stick, where could I found the firmware ?
 
  


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