Cardbus Atheros 5212 and Dell laptop(s)...

Andrew L. Gould algould at
Wed Oct 20 11:48:42 PDT 2004

On Wednesday 20 October 2004 01:38 pm, scott renna wrote:
> Andrew,
> Just saw your post and was wondering how you were able
> to get the Dlink-G520 to work.  I'm running 5.2.1
> currently and tried to add additional devices into my
> kernel according to a post I found on the subject:
> they mention to add:
> device          ath_hal         # Dlink Support
> device          hal             # Dlink card support
> and recompile the kernel however my 5.2 says it
> doesn't know what hal is.  have you gotten that dlink
> to work on 5.2.1 or just 5.3?
> -scott

Replace "device  hal" with "device  ath".    :-)

Dr. Seuss  could have had such fun with a kernel config file!

Also, if you comment out unused hardware devices, make sure you didn't 
comment out "device  wlan".  (yep, this is the mistake I made.)

Best of luck,

Andrew Gould

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