FreeBSD-8.0 802.11n support with ath
rwatson at FreeBSD.org
Sat Feb 27 20:29:42 UTC 2010
On Sat, 27 Feb 2010, Spil Oss wrote:
> Thanks for the confirmation!
> Is anything known re. a timeline for implementation of wireless-N? (8.1?
I know that Rui Paulo is working on this actively; I've added him to the CC
line as I'm not sure if he follows freebsd-stable.
Robert N M Watson
University of Cambridge
> Kind regards,
> On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 1:43 PM, Bernhard Schmidt
> <bschmidt at techwires.net> wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 01:27:09PM +0100, Spil Oss wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> Got myself an Atheros AR5416 card to upgrade my HostAP to Wireless-N speed.
>>> Somehow I can't find a way to convince the driver to go into 11n mode
>>> # ifconfig wlan0 mode 11b
>>> # ifconfig wlan0 mode 11g
>>> # ifconfig wlan0 mode 11n
>>> ifconfig: SIOCSIFMEDIA (media): Device not configured
>> It's either mode 11na or mode 11ng.
>>> The man-page for ifconfig specifies only 11a, 11b and 11g as modes.
>>> The part is functioning fine in 11g mode.
>>> Am I missing something obvious or is Wireless-N support not fully
>>> implemented yet?
>> There is no rate control algo fuer 11n, afaik, you will only be able to
>> use legacy rates.
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