View Full Version : [ubuntu] Intersil Prism 2.5 firmware upgrade:

May 22nd, 2009, 04:02 AM
I Just wanted to post this. I spent several hours on the intertubes trying to get my wife's HP pavilion working. The solution was to flash the firmware from 1.49 to 1.82 using this procedure:

The only reason I'm reiterating this is that some posts I saw mentioned compiling hostap with download support. However, the version supplied with Jaunty has all of the tools needed (you may have to download hostap-util too).

Simply grab the firmware files:

and follow the linux instructions at the bottom of Jun Sun's howto.

Hope this helps!

July 1st, 2009, 05:16 AM
It does help! Thank you so much for putting this up here!