Archos G9 firmware update 3.2.56 available

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Archos has released a 3.2.56 firmware update to their Archos 80 G9 and Archos 101 G9 tablets.
Important changes are Ethernet support thru USB adapters (chipsets: RTL8150, ASIX AX88xxx, Davicom DM9601, SMSC LAN75xx, SMSC LAN95xx, NetChip 1080, MosChip MCS7830), WIFI and Network shares (SMB) improvements. There are no words about the Android Market issue in this release note.

According to the release information, the following changes are expected:

Version 3.2.56 – October 14th, 2011
Android browser: add support for new browsing modes in settings (using various tablet/desktop user agents)
Network shares: improve browsing behavior robustness and mounting reliability
Memory management: reduce time for an application to load
Wi-Fi: achieve faster reconnect
Wi-Fi: fix mobile access point support
Accessories: add support for some USB Ethernet adapters (chipsets: RTL8150, ASIX AX88xxx, Davicom DM9601, SMSC LAN75xx, SMSC LAN95xx, NetChip 1080, MosChip MCS7830) on micro USB port
Video: fix sound being lost sometimes while playing and need to seek/play/pause to recover it
Filebrowser: make it usable with Archos remote application
Battery: apply less intrusive low battery warnings
Keyboard: no need to reboot to apply keyboard layout

Archos G9 3.2.56 Firmware download

firmware_archos_it4.aos (160 Mb)

Firmware update procedure at Archos.com

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