ath0: ath_reset: unable to reset hardware; hal status 3
Henrik Brix Andersen
henrik at brixandersen.dk
Thu Feb 15 19:23:14 UTC 2007
On Thu, Feb 15, 2007 at 02:16:42PM +0100, Henrik Brix Andersen wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 28, 2007 at 10:45:06AM -0800, Sam Leffler wrote:
> > The output of athstats at the point where things are wedged might be
> > useful. Also verify if only tx is wedged (e.g. athstats 1 will show you
> > if you're receiving frames).
> Thanks, I'll check that next time the problem occurs.
Output of athstats on the AP looks like this with ping(8) running on
both AP and STA while things are wedged:
input output altrate short long xretry crcerr crypt phyerr rssi rate
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 39 24M
The above output repeats itself with small variations in the phyerr
> > The fact that the card cannot be reset seems to imply the mac is somehow
> > locked up. I vaguely recall some h/w issues like this on older cards
> > (and you are using a rather old card) but nothing that wasn't handled by
> > doing a reset operation. Best suggestion I can make is to use a
> > different model card.
> I see. Can you recommend a replacement 802.11a/b/g card model which is
> supported by ath(4)?
I have been searching for a replacement for my current 5212-based
atheros miniPCI card and came across these two products:
Both are based on the Atheros AR5006xs 6th generation chipset (AR5414)
but only one of them supports Super AG.
Does anybody know if these cards will work the the ath(4)/ath_hal(4)
found in FreeBSD?
According to the ath_hal(4) man page, the only supported cards are
those based on the Atheros AR5210, AR5211 and AR5212 chipsets?
Henrik Brix Andersen <henrik at brixandersen.dk>
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