atheros frecuencies limited

M. Warner Losh imp at
Tue Oct 5 09:07:45 PDT 2004

In message: <416313F0.2000508 at>
            Evren Yurtesen <yurtesen at> writes:
: For one thing, why shouldnt FreeBSD able to do that?

Because the HAL layer is a binary glob.

: The other thing is that I thought atheros doesnt have firmware and the 
: driver handles the regulatory domain settings. Thats why atheros is not 
: giving out the source code for their drivers (I think there was such 
: problem)

The driver handles the regulatory domain, but it always uses what is
in the falsh on the part.

: Anyhow. I am not a pro in this so I better shut up :) But it is possible 
: to enable all the channels etc. available in atheros chip from the 
: driver. At least StarOS is able to do it so...

I'm hoping that ath driver author would reply.


More information about the freebsd-current mailing list