More if_ath churn coming your way!

Dima Panov fluffy at
Sat Jan 22 06:59:09 UTC 2011


22.01.2011, 13:56, "Adrian Chadd" <adrian.chadd at>:
> On 20 January 2011 13:51, Adrian Chadd <adrian.chadd at>; wrote:
>>  Hi everyone,
>>  I'm in the process of merging in the non-intrusive changes to the
>>  if_ath code into -HEAD.
> Ok, so I lied - the ANI changes were slightly intrusive. But all in
> all the code was just shuffled around a bit.
> Someone's reported that the AR9285 was once stable but now isn't. I'd
> really appreciate it if others who are using AR9280/AR9285 chipsets
> would test this out and get back to me.

FreeBSD 9.0-900030-CURRENT #0 r217695M: Sat Jan 22 13:57:57 VLAT 2011
ath0: <Atheros 9285> mem 0xf0000000-0xf000ffff irq 19 at device 0.0 on pci9
ath0: AR9285 mac 192.2 RF5133 phy 14.0

Signal strength is fine, no packets loss.
ath 9285 was stable for me last months.
Acer Ferrari One 200 laptop with half-sized atheros wifi card.

> I'd like to make sure I fix all regressions before I start bringing
> over more code from ath9k in preparation for enabling the basic
> 802.11n support for testing.

Dima Panov (fluffy at
KDE at FreeBSD team


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