Atheros WIFI is not recognized on FreeBSD 8.0-RC1
Paul G Webster
mailinglists at alchemy-networks.co.uk
Wed Dec 16 18:09:22 UTC 2009
Hi same problem here as well, I tried fixing it in devid.h but doing so
causes a compilation error, I have no idea where to go from here either,
its a shame that the card seems to be supported but the driver does not
notice it. sorry about the double reply by the way Eugene I replied
directly to you by accident in the first mail
On Wed, 16 Dec 2009 18:03:38 -0000, Eugene Dzhurinsky <bofh at redwerk.com>
> On Sat, Oct 03, 2009 at 02:09:14PM +0300, Eugene Dzhurinsky wrote:
>> Hi there!
>> I am facing some strange issue with recognizing the wifi card on my
>> ASUS K40IN
>> pciconf -lv shows me the following:
>> none5 at pci0:5:0:0: class=0x028000 card=0x10891a3b chip=0x002b168c
>> rev=0x01 hdr=0x00
>> vendor = 'Atheros Communications Inc.'
>> class = network
>> On wiki page
>> there is the statement:
>> Wireless Atheros 9285 (supported in 8.0 only?) class=0x028000
>> card=0x10891a3b chip=0x002b168c rev=0xc0 hdr=0x00
>> the only difference is in "rev" property - 0x01 != 0xc0
>> The question is - is it possible to change something in the sources of
>> so the card will be recognized? And can somebody please explain what I
>> to try out?
> Hi again! I updated to 8.0 stable - but the Atheros card still not
> Can somebody please elucidate - are there any plans for supporting this
> in FreeBSD?
> Thank you in advance!
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