HEADS UP: ath_hal updated to 0.10.5.10 -- PLEASE TEST
sam at freebsd.org
Sat Sep 20 00:57:36 UTC 2008
Frank Mayhar wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-09-19 at 16:02 -0700, Duane Wessels wrote:
>> On Mon, 15 Sep 2008, Henri-Pierre Charles said:
>>> 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.
>> For the record, the same is true for my Acer Aspire One. After
>> updating sys/contrib/dev/ath to HEAD I now have a working ath0.
> On the other hand, mine doesn't. I have a brand new Lifebook E8420 and
> I believe the Atheros wireless chipset is an a/g/n chipset. It lists
> none0 at pci0:32:0:0: class=0x028000 card=0x147c10cf chip=0x002a168c rev=0x01 hdr=0x00
> I read somewhere that this chipset is supported by the new ath9k Linux
> driver but, of course, I run FreeBSD.
That's a merlin part (aka 9280); I've got untested changes to support
it. Unfortunately I don't have a card so it may take a while to get
something out. Unfortunately it's not feasible for me to send out test
code to try until I can actually work w/ a card.
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