Atheros WIFI is not recognized on FreeBSD 8.0-RC1
rpaulo at gmail.com
Mon Dec 21 16:38:34 UTC 2009
On 16 Dec 2009, at 18:03, Eugene Dzhurinsky wrote:
> 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 http://wiki.freebsd.org/AsusEee#head-47f2e69f1dd87ec8920929cef682552933095ce6
>> 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 kernel
>> so the card will be recognized? And can somebody please explain what I should
>> to try out?
> Hi again! I updated to 8.0 stable - but the Atheros card still not recognized
> Can somebody please elucidate - are there any plans for supporting this device
> in FreeBSD?
> Thank you in advance!
Have you tried using if_ndis?
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