ath device appears broken

Steve Kargl sgk at
Thu Jun 14 06:15:24 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 10:05:40PM -0700, Sam Leffler wrote:
> Steve Kargl wrote:
> >
> >I can't find anything relevent at the moment.  The 20070610 entry
> >states:
> >   Users must also, for the moment, kldload the wlan_scan_sta and/or
> >   wlan_scan_ap modules if they use modules for wireless support.
> >
> >I don't use modules nor compile them.  Perhaps, a sentence is 
> >missing that should direct people that don't use module to update
> >their kernel config file?
> Thanks, I'll add more explanation.  Short answer is the scanning support 
> is now broken out into separate modules that you must either load or 
> specify in your kernel config file.  wlan_scan_sta for sta mode 
> operation.  wlan_sta_ap for ap mode operation.  This is comparable to 
> how ciphers are split out into modules.

OK.  I've added all the wlan_* devices to my config
and the kernel boots and my script now runs.

Thanks for responding so quickly.

PS:  I seem to get a periodic "ath0: device timeout" message
on the console.  I doesn't seem to cause any problems (e.g.,
long pauses).


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