Atheros WIFI is not recognized on FreeBSD 8.0-RC1
Paul G Webster
mailinglists at alchemy-networks.co.uk
Wed Dec 16 18:17:24 UTC 2009
Would also like to say, 8.0-RELEASE. it seems that setting the correct
'rev' in the devid.h somehow conflicts with another AR card..
On Wed, 16 Dec 2009 18:09:10 -0000, Paul G Webster
<mailinglists at alchemy-networks.co.uk> wrote:
> 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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