Daniel Drake wrote:
> I have some changes ready which enable hardware decryption for receiving
> encrypted frames in zd1211rw. Hardware encryption (for transmitting)
> will come after this tested and merged.
> It does need some extra testing though. Specifically:
> - Someone on PPC or another big-endian architecture, incase I screwed up
> the byte-swapping bit
> - Someone on a WPA TKIP network
> - Someone on a WPA CCMP network
> Any volunteers?
> You need to patch your 2.6.18 kernel with this:
> And then compile this driver release: (don't use the in-kernel one)
tested on: WPA TKIP network
PC hardware: amd64
zydas: firmware version 4605
zd1211rw 3-6:1.0: chip 0ace:1211 v4330 high 00-11-a3
RF2959_RF pa0 -----
distribution - Fedora Core 6 Test 3 with update added from
platform: x86_64 development source tree
kernel source - kernel-2.6.18-1.2689.fc6.src.rpm (latest FC6
development source build)
with added patch suggested from above link
and zd1211rw snapshot firmware dated 9-25-06
method of test:
running rsync command to copy about 30+GB source tree files.
Also included large files the size of DVD (~4.3GB)
The following errors taken from /var/log/messages mostly during the
time when copying large files
(about the size of DVD)
kernel: zd1211rw 3-6:1.0: zd_chip_control_leds error -110
NOTE: errors occurs every couple of minutes ranging from 1-10 min.
However, the network continue to functions with LEDs blinking
at fast rate
Looks solid so far.
* link quality=93/100 signal level=100/100, bit rate=54Mb/s
gkrellm display (transfer rate):
1.3-1.8MBytes/sec = 10.4-14.4Mbits/sec
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