More if_ath churn coming your way!

Dima Panov fluffy at
Sat Jan 22 12:39:58 UTC 2011


22.01.2011, 22:19, "Adrian Chadd" <adrian.chadd at>:
> So it's all completely stable for you too right now?

Yes, almost 7 hours with new kernel and no errors. 
Stable as all previous revisions.

Wait a 802.11n support to utilize it with my home and office hotspots :) 

> adrian
> 2011/1/22 Dima Panov <fluffy at>;:
>>  Hello!
>>  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
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