Commit e74576ea authored by Alessandro Rubini's avatar Alessandro Rubini

doc: new binaries, and new release number

Signed-off-by: Alessandro Rubini's avatarAlessandro Rubini <>
parent b2015f82
......@@ -33,13 +33,13 @@
@setchapternewpage off
@set update-month October 2012
@set update-month December 2012
@title SPEC Software Support
@subtitle (@value{update-month})
@subtitle Version 2.2 (@value{update-month})
@subtitle A driver for the SPEC card and its FMC modules
@author Alessandro Rubini for CERN (BE-CO-HT)
@end titlepage
......@@ -167,7 +167,7 @@ Failure of any of the above steps is fatal.
The suggested @code{spec-init.bin} gateware binary is always available
from the @i{files} area of the @i{spec-sw} project on @code{}.
The current binary version to be used with this software version is
The EEPROM content that the carrier driver reads at initialization time
is still available to mezzanine drivers after they are loaded, but a
......@@ -521,14 +521,15 @@ the @i{files} tab of the Open Hardware Repository. The direct
links are as follows (the former is required, the latter is optional):
@end example
The date is included in the binary name so we won't need to remove the
binaries when they are obsoleted by newer ones:
@i{spec-sw} releases are expected to continue working in the
future, and if you are using this version you need those very files.
@i{spec-sw} releases are expected to keep working in the future, with
no comulsory updates: if you are using this version you need those very files
to be available over time.
You can copy the following command sequence to your shell
in order to fill your @file{/lib/firmware/fmc} with everything that's
needed to run @i{wr-nic}:
......@@ -536,9 +537,9 @@ needed to run @i{wr-nic}:
cd /tmp
wget -O wr_nic_dio.bin \
wget -O wr_nic_dio-wrc.bin \
sudo mv wr_nic_dio wr_nic_dio-wrc /lib/firmware/fmc
@end smallexample
......@@ -593,6 +594,8 @@ The complete reference of the shell commands is included in the
@i{wrpc-sw} manual in the @i{files} tab of the project. The direct
link is
(Actually, you should get the latest available or, even better, the
documentation that is part of the package you are running).
The most useful commands are repeated here for your convenience
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