WUSB54G firmware

Jim mickeyboa at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jun 1 16:15:49 UTC 2009


On 05/31/2009 01:36 PM, Suvayu Ali wrote:
> Jim wrote:
>> On 05/31/2009 02:21 AM, Paulo Cavalcanti wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 10:47 PM, Jim <mickeyboa at sbcglobal.net 
>>> <mailto:mickeyboa at sbcglobal.net>> wrote:
>>>
>>>     FC10/Kde
>>>
>>>     I'm trying to setup a Linksys WUSB54G and I get this error message
>>>     from DMESG.
>>>
>>>     usb 2-2: firmware: requesting l3886usb
>>>
>>>     usb 2-2: (p54usb) cannot find firmware (isl3886usb)
>>>
>>>     usb 2-2: firmware: requesting isl3890usb
>>>
>>>     p54usb: probe of 2-2:1.0 failed with error -2
>>>     usbcore: registered new interface driver p54usb
>>>
>>>
>>>     I have googled isl3886USB and can't find the firmware, does anyone
>>>     know where this firmware
>>>     is.
>>>
>>>
>>> I am pretty sure I used one of those on F8, and it worked out of the 
>>> box.
>>>
>>> Anyway, take a look at
>>>
>>> http://markmail.org/message/oqgtvzwxholc5dsl
>>>
>>> which will take you to:
>>>
>>> http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/p54
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Paulo Roma Cavalcanti
>>> LCG - UFRJ
>> I should have told you that I'm trying install on a X86_64 box.
>>
>> I did install the 2.13.24.0.lm86(2).arm and it is in /lib/firmware, 
>> it would not install in
>> /lib64/firmware.
>>
>> I think I need to install the ndiswrapper for i386, I have 
>> ndiswrapper.X86_64 installed.
>>
>> The ndiswrapper.i386 doesn't show up in FC10 X86_64 fedora repo how 
>> do I change the repo's to read the i386 files ?
>>
>
> I think you missed a crucial step. Although right now I am using a 
> D-Link USB wifi receiver, I did try a Linksys for a few days after I 
> had set it up for the D-Link, and it worked right out of the box. So 
> the procedure should be the same. Here is how I did it for the D-Link.
>
> 1. I put the firmware in /lib/firmware/
> 2. Renamed it to 'isl3890usb'
> 2. in /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build/ ran "make menuconfig" as root, 
> enabled the relevant kernel module. then did a "modprobe <driver>". 
> Here <driver> is p54.
>
> I believe you missed the renaming the firmware part.
>
> HTH
>
> PS: I am on x86_64 too
> $uname -r
> 2.6.27.24-170.2.68.fc10.x86_64
>
I did as you suggested, but I'm still having problems.
Do you know what this means?

p54usb: probe of 2-2:1.0 failed with error -110



Here is my dmesg and lsmod


Dmesg

usb 2-2: (p54usb) cannot find firmware (isl3886usb)
usb 2-2: firmware: requesting isl3890usb
phy0: p54 detected a LM86 firmware
p54: rx_mtu reduced from 3240 to 2392
phy0: FW rev 2.13.24.0 - Softmac protocol 5.9
phy0: cryptographic accelerator WEP:YES, TKIP:YES, CCMP:YES

p54usb: probe of 2-2:1.0 failed with error -110
usbcore: registered new interface driver p54usb



Modules that are loading

p54usb                 14208  0
p54common              20452  1 p54usb
mac80211              194224  2 p54usb,p54common






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