ath(4) hardware support list
kob6558 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 19:42:19 UTC 2012
On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 12:25 PM, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Apr 2012, Adrian Chadd wrote:
>> On 12 April 2012 06:07, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
>>> I'd like to add a list of Atheros supported card part numbers to ath(4).
>>> Why? Because it's really hard for a user to tell whether a given card is
>>> supported or not before buying. Testing before buying is often
>>> There are two forms of part numbers, for example, AR5BXB63 and AR5008.
>>> Is there a practical way to generate this list other than testing?
>> I've started one. It's in the wiki.
> Excellent! Is it feasible to add card model numbers of the AR5BXB or AR5BHB
> form? Those are useful when looking for a replacement card.
> Another column for branded model numbers ("Linksys XXX123") would be good
> Is there another table for 802.11b/g-only cards?
I believe that b/g only is listed in the "Description" column and, by
the N/A, the lack of 'n' is in the "802.11n Spatial Streams" column.
It's a pretty short list, but it includes my old AR5212 a/b/g card
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
E-mail: kob6558 at gmail.com
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