New iwlwifi driver seems to be good on AX200

From: Kevin Oberman <>
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 01:26:04 UTC
Updated to table/13-n250140-4cf0cc507f3 and the network seems good.

A couple of oddities:

First, the network is quite slow to start. The driver is loaded from
rc.conf and seems to be up in about the same time as before the update. The
ifconfig after the network start  looks good and I get:
wlan0: Ethernet address: 6c:6a:77:ed:ce:d9
wlan0: link state changed to UP
on the console, but, after the startup completes and I have a login prompt,
Mar 28 17:54:26 ptavv ntpd[1946]: error resolving pool Name does not resolve (8)
Mar 28 17:54:26 ptavv dhclient[1335]: send_packet: No buffer space
available                             Mar 28 17:54:26 ptavv syslogd: last
message repeated 1 times

I'm guessing that these messages were generated during the network startup,
but no sent to the console until after getty started. This is not a
problem, but seems odd and I have never seen it before.

Second, when the driver loads, I see failure to load both version 70 and 69
of the firmware. 68 loads fine. I suspect that this is normal but it seemed
odd that a newer version of firmware would not load on a fairly new device.
Neither of these impacts operation an everything seems to be running fine.

Previously my system would crash on certain high data operations and I will
be testing this later when I can deal with the system needing to reboot.

Again, thanks for your work on this! And thanks to the Foundation for
funding this.
Kevin Oberman, Part time kid herder and retired Network Engineer
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