cvs commit: src/share/man/man4 ath.4

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Fri May 12 18:00:29 UTC 2006

On 2006-05-12 10:44, "Bruce A. Mah" <bmah at> wrote:
>If memory serves me right, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>> On 2006-05-12 09:20, "Bruce A. Mah" <bmah at> wrote:
>>>    A list of cards that are supported can be found at
>>> The ath(4)
>>>    driver supports all Atheros Cardbus or PCI cards, except those
>>>    that are based on the AR5005VL chipset.
>>> It's not clear to me whether it'd be better to reword the
>>> above sentences in the manpage to make them more suitable for
>>> "dual use", or if it'd be better to hard-code some
>>> appropriate text into the hardware notes.  (In any case,
>>> please keep the Web pointer in the hardware notes if
>>> possible.)
>> Hmmm, I forgot about the special meaning of the "HARDWARE"
>> section.  What is a good way to write something that _can_
>> have a dual use?
> What about interchanging the two remaining sentences in the
> HARDWARE section?  If you do that, then we'll have the driver
> name at the start of the paragraph, which is what's necessary
> to have it make some sense in the hardware notes.

Ok, that is a cool and simple way to fix this.  I just committed
the re-arranged sentences.  Thanks for all the help :)))

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