HEADS UP: ath_hal updated to 0.10.5.10 -- PLEASE TEST
vince at unsane.co.uk
Tue Sep 16 09:52:19 UTC 2008
Henri-Pierre Charles wrote:
> Hello, (I reply to myself)
> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 3:59 PM, Henri-Pierre Charles
> <hpcharles at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 2:29 AM, Rui Paulo <rpaulo at freebsd.org> wrote:
>>> We've updated ath_hal in HEAD to 0.10.5.10. This supports a couple of
>>> new chips, namely those on the Asus Eee PC, MacBooks and other laptops.
>> It's included into 8.0-CURRENT-200809-i386 snapshot if I understand correctly.
>> I've tried 7.1-BETA and 8.0-CURRENT-200809 on my eeepc model 701
>> 7.1 does not recognize ath0, as expected, but 8.0-CURRENT does.
>> The corresponding dmesg can be found here :
>> * http://www.prism.uvsq.fr/~hpc/pmwiki/uploads/Data/dmesg-7.1-BETA.txt
>> * http://www.prism.uvsq.fr/~hpc/pmwiki/uploads/Data/dmesg-8.0-200809.txt
>> The 8.0-CURRENT-200809-i386 contain ath_hal 0.10.5.10 but I was unable
>> to use the interface. "dhclient ath0" never give up. Let me know if I
>> can try something.
> I discover a "new" way to configure network interface, with wlan
> I have tried to put in my rc.conf:
> ifconfig_wlan0="WPA DHCP"
> And .. it works, with a WPA2 configuration and also with only DHCP.
> Conclusion 8-0-CURRENT-200809 work out of the box for the eeepc 701.
> The only documentation I have found is
> http://people.freebsd.org/~sam/BSDCan2005.pdf . Is there something
> more substantial ?
check the 20080420 entry.
Always check this when updating your sources unless you read every mail
on the current@ mailing list and even then its worth checking it.
>> And what about the rj45 interface for eee 701 ? Any chance to be supported
>> in a near future ?
> Any tips ?
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