2009-05-19 17:15:16 88W8385 compact flash wifi
Thomas Kurmann (SWITZERLAND)
Can somebody please confirm that the 88W8385 compact flash wifi chip is working with the CF interface such as used in the CF-IDE-ATA card for the BF-537? I think the developer will likely know this Also do you have the firmware for the device embedded or is this needed seperatly?
Thanks a lot
2009-05-19 17:36:29 88W8385 compact flash wifi
Michael Hennerich (GERMANY)
I don't know for sure.
However I know the PRISM based modules work with the Orinoco, Hermes PCMCIA Card Service drivers.
Some PRISM based modules require firmware loads; those can be satisfied using the same standard tools as on any other Linux based system. I think you should simply try. I don't have an 88W8385 based module to test with.
Regarding the firmware - search the chipset vendor's web-page - or look out in popular Linux distributions package management systems. This is what I usually do. Simply install the firmware package on our development host PC and copy the /lib/firmware to your target.