DWL-G520 (Atheros 5212) x FreeBSD

Sam Leffler sam at errno.com
Mon Nov 17 10:03:26 PST 2003


On Sunday 16 November 2003 04:46 pm, Neilson Henriques wrote:
> Hi !
>
>     After read the man page of ath(4) driver I decided to
>     buy a DWL-G520 but it is insisting to not joy with me. :-(
>     I tried to replace the board, replace the machine, reinstall
>     the FreeBSD and cvsup the today code, get and install a
>     snapshot, every try without success.
>     I always get the same error:
>
>     ath0: <Atheros 5212> mem 0xf3000000-0xf300ffff irq 18 at device 14.0 on
> pci2 ath0: unable to attach hardware; HAL status 13
>     device_probe_and_attach: ath0 attach returned 6
>
>     pciconf -lv shows:
>
>     none1 at pci2:14:0:        class=0x020000 card=0x3a131186 chip=0x0013168c
> rev=0x01 hdr=0x00 vendor   = 'Atheros Communications Inc.'
>     class    = network
>     subclass = ethernet
>
>     ath(4) says "unable to attach hardware" and the
> sys/contrib/dev/ath/ah.h indicates an incompatibily in this hardware
> revision.
>
>     Does anybody have a "secret" patch do make it working ? :-)

There should be an update this week to add support for the card (actually 
radio) you have.

	Sam



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