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Old 05-14-2004, 12:07 PM   #1
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how to upgrade firmware

How can i upgrade the firmware of my wireless lan card, its a cisco aironet. I have downloaded the .img file and i dont know what to do with it. I need to upgrade the firmware because it locks my machine up everytime I put the PCMCIA card in the slot.
Old 05-14-2004, 01:51 PM   #2
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If you've got the firmware hotplug option in your kernel compiled then the firmware might be loaded automaticly.
Just put jour firmware in /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware and fire up the driver


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