Hin-Tak Leung wrote:
> --- On Thu, 12/2/09, Jelle de Jong <jelledej...@powercraft.nl> wrote:
>> Hi Hin-Tak, could you provide some more information about
>> the debian
>> zd1211-firmware package versus the firmware package of the
>> zd1211 project:
>> http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=129083&package_id=187875
>> What are the differences, how it the development related?
> I am not sure what are you asking - I thought the linuxwireless.org paragraph 
> is fairly clear. There are 3 drivers for the zd1211/zd1211b devices,
> and the 3 drivers requires two different formats of firmware. (the firmware 
> content is logically the same, but presented differently). 

So far i understand this:

I want to use the community driver, have support on it, do testing and
create bug reports that are responded to.

When I plug-in a zd121x based device on a clean debian sid
installation it will say in dmesg it is missing firmware. The only
firmware for the zd121x i can find on debian is the zd1211-firware
package. After installing this some of my debices work and some do not
 I created bug reports for those that do not work.

If i read the following page correctly:

This means that the debian zd1211-firware is firmware that is not
designed for the community driver that is used in the default debian
sid kernel ....? So using the zd1211-firware is actually wrong!

If I read it correctly i should use the below firmware:

With the community driver and the default debian kernel?

Is the community firmware not packaged in debian? Where can I find it
in debian and ubuntu?

Please make it as clear as possible how the situation is.

Thanks in advance for any info,

Best regards,


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