More if_ath churn coming your way!

Ian FREISLICH ianf at
Sat Jan 22 19:09:14 UTC 2011

Adrian Chadd wrote:
> 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.

Oddly enough, I think my AR9285 uses less power now.  This I do
know however: at boot, it associates much much faster.  I used to
have to wait at least 10 seconds for "the default route interface".
Now, association and DHCP blazes through without pausing.


Ian Freislich

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