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sr #105626: Request support for obscure Zcom XI-300 variant

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Submitted:  Fri 13 Oct 2006 10:35:05 AM UTC
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  1 - Wish Status:  None
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Fri 13 Oct 2006 10:35:05 AM UTC, original submission:  

I have what appears to be an OEM version of the Zcom XI-300 which is identical to the normal version except for its device id. These were sold cheaply by TigerDirect a few years back.

If I add an entry for it to orinoco_cs.c, it works fine, but I'd like to see it added "officially" to the driver.

Here is the output from `cardctl ident`:

  product info: " ", "IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN/AP Card", ""
  manfid: 0xd601, 0x0003
  function: 6 (network)

After adding it to orinoco_cs.c and rebuilding the driver, it is detected correctly. Here is the dmesg output:

[17179634.052000] orinoco 0.15 (David Gibson <>, Pavel Roskin <>, et al)
[17179634.064000] orinoco_cs 0.15 (David Gibson <>, Pavel Roskin <>, et al)
[17179634.216000] eth0: Hardware identity 8002:0000:0001:0000
[17179634.216000] eth0: Station identity  001f:0001:0001:0007
[17179634.216000] eth0: Firmware determined as Intersil 1.7.1
[17179634.216000] eth0: Ad-hoc demo mode supported
[17179634.216000] eth0: IEEE standard IBSS ad-hoc mode supported
[17179634.216000] eth0: MAC address 00:A0:65:00:01:02
[17179634.216000] eth0: Station name "Prism  I"
[17179634.220000] eth0: ready
[17179634.220000] eth0: index 0x01: Vcc 5.0, irq 4, io 0x0180-0x01bf



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