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Re: Cicso wireless cards

> On Wed, 05 Jun 2002 03:11:27 +0200, Steven Pokrandt wrote:
>> I have the vendor drivers from cisco. and can with dos start the pktdrv
>> and setup wep like this
>> cscpkt 0x180
>> wepdos -p 180 -hex 1234567890
>> how do I use this knowladge to configure netboot.  the pktdrv doesn't
>> need a pcmcia driver as it is built into the driver. I've tried to
>> configure netboot with all defaults and the driver will not init..
>> where/how does netboot get the ini file that the driver needs..
>> cscpkt.ini that defines everything...
> netboot requires all options to be set on the command line. There is no
> way to include a init file into the bootrom.
> Gero Kuhlmann <>

Gero, it is possible - providing enough memory available - but
may cost a lot of work, the questions are: can we afford to spent
enough time on it; and is the thing worthy the work it needs?

It can be done as follows: patch the driver program in a way that
when it is loaded some code becomes resident, and the code gets
requests to open & read the file, and services them. Many viruses
does similar things, yet more complicated, so it is not too hard.

BTW: seems I cannot spent enough time to write the patch.

Jerzy Tarasiuk
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