Re: Realtek RTL8192CU Polling FW ready fail!! REG_MCUFWDL:0x00000006

From: Jeff Chua
Date: Tue Jun 07 2011 - 00:45:03 EST

On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 10:29 PM, Jeff Chua <jeff.chua.linux@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Just trying out the PCi GW-USBExtreme USB Wireless adaptor. It's
> detected as Realtek 2019:ed17 and I'm using the kernel rtl8192cu
> module.
> Here's the dmesg ... it seems having problem with the firmware
> (rtl8192cufw.bin) ... (Polling FW ready fail!!
> REG_MCUFWDL:0x00000006). I downloaded the firmware from
> cfg80211: Calling CRDA to update world regulatory domain
> rtl8192cu: MAC address: 00:22:cf:43:d3:8b
> rtl8192cu: Board Type 0
> rtl8192cu: rx_max_size 15360, rx_urb_num 8, in_ep 1
> ieee80211 phy0: Selected rate control algorithm 'rtl_rc'
> usbcore: registered new interface driver rtl8192cu
> rtl8192cu: MAC auto ON okay!
> rtl8192cu: Tx queue select: 0x05
> rtl8192c: Loading firmware file rtlwifi/rtl8192cufw.bin
> rtl8192c_common:_rtl92c_fw_free_to_go():<0-0> Polling FW ready fail!!
> REG_MCUFWDL:0x00000006 .
> rtl8192c_common:rtl92c_download_fw():<0-0> Firmware is not ready to run!
> # Linux Kernel 3.0.0-rc1
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 root root 16014 Jun  3 22:53
> /usr/lib/firmware/rtlwifi/rtl8192cufw.bin

Not sure anyone got a chance to look into this. I could get the device
to work with (just that
ifconfig wlan0 froze the whole system).

rtw driver version=v3.0.1590.20110511
MAC Address from efuse= 00:22:cf:43:d3:8b

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