On 03/29/07 06:42, Amarendra Godbole wrote:
> Hi,
> This might be a slightly offtopic question - I have a bunch of Sierra
> Wireless AirCard 555 driver/firmware files, and I am unable to figure
> out which is the correct .inf file, or which are the remaining
> firmware files. I could only recognize the driver, which had a .sys
> extension. These files are: Air555.sys, mdmac555.cat, mfac555.cat,
> netac555.inf, MFAC555.INF, mdmac555.inf, netac555.cat. None of the
> .inf files give a clue as to which one really belongs to the .sys
> file.
> Hence, I tried building the ko, using ndisgen utility, by specifying
> .sys as the driver, and netac555.inf as the corresponding .inf files.
> Then I specified all the remaining files  as additional firmware
> files. ndisgen happily built the kernel object, and I was able to
> insert it too...
> ...but....no device appeared, no nothing in the syslog too! This
> leaves me wondering if I specified the incorrect files...
> Does anyone have an idea as to which will be the correct .inf file,
> and which are the firmware files? I'd appreciate help here, I can also
> send these file offlist for inspection. Thanks in advance!


I don't know exactly that card, but similar ones and I doubt it's a
card with a network interface. If I'm not at fault with this, even
under Windows it's being seen as either a tty device or a modem
device. You should have a look at ubsa(4).


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