Ath0 802.11 comes up with Sam's patch but shows no carrier and
I can't make it connect.
Paul B. Mahol
onemda at gmail.com
Thu Jun 19 13:31:09 UTC 2008
Because it looks like you are using CURRENT, first you need to create
ifconfig wlan create wlandev ath0
Read man page of ath (if you did installed new world) and/or entry in
/usr/src/UPDATING dated 20080420.
On 6/19/08, eculp at cloudmaster.info <eculp at cloudmaster.info> wrote:
> On amd64 current I have installed the patch from Sam,
> http://people.freebsd.org/~sam/ath_hal-20080528.tgz, that seems to fix
> the hal problem but it still doesn't have carrier and a scan only gets
> "ifconfig: unable to get scan results"
> I've even checked the handbook and it says basically what I've done.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> More information:
> # ifconfig ath0
> ath0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 2290
> ether 00:1d:d9:27:5c:e5
> media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (autoselect)
> status: no carrier
> # uname -a
> FreeBSD ed.local.net.mx 8.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 8.0-CURRENT #124: Tue Jun
> 17 18:14:14 CDT 2008
> root at ed.local.net.mx:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/ENCONTACTO amd64
> ath_hal: 0.10.5.6 (AR5210, AR5211, AR5212, AR5416, RF5111, RF5112,
> RF2413, RF5413, RF2133, RF2425, RF2417)
> ath0: <Atheros 5424/2424> mem 0xf2200000-0xf220ffff irq 19 at device
> 0.0 on pci5
> ath0: [ITHREAD]
> ath0: WARNING: using obsoleted if_watchdog interface
> ath0: mac 14.2 phy 7.0 radio 10.2
> Kernel config in /usr/src/sys/amd64/conf/ENCONTACTO
> device ath
> device ath_hal
> device ath_rate_sample
> device wlan
> device wlan_wep
> device wlan_ccmp
> device wlan_tkip
> I don't have anything in the loader.conf.
> I can't help be feel that I'm missing something here. Thanks for any
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