Has ath(4) ever worked one release and not worked another,
please poke me..
deischen at freebsd.org
Mon Sep 12 13:15:22 UTC 2011
On Mon, 12 Sep 2011, Adrian Chadd wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've had reports here and there from users who have said ath(4) worked
> for them in a previous release, and then suddenly stopped working.
> Either it stopped probing at all during boot, or it would probe but
> then spit out errors when trying to get allocated resources.
> There's been some recent commits to -HEAD which hopefully have
> resolved a class of problems that cardbus users have seen. But I'd
> like to know if this has popped up for anyone else.
> So, if you're "anyone else", and you've got an example piece of
> equipment and an ath(4) NIC which used to work and now doesn't, please
> step forward. Please only do so if you're willing to help diagnose the
> problem by downloading/compiling/running older kernel images and
> wrangling verbose boot messages from it all. It's likely going to be
> time consuming and quite tedious.
> I'd like to try and nail whatever lingering issues can be tracked down
> before 9.0-RELEASE if possible. Yes, this even means for older NICs
> (ie, the non-11n ones.)
As described in previous email to -current, part of r222753
needs to be backed out in order for my cardbus ath to work.
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