Atheros AR9460 and Acer Aspire V17 Nitro on FreeBSD 11 not working

Adrian Chadd adrian at
Fri Mar 20 18:01:12 UTC 2015

On 20 March 2015 at 09:52, Anders Bolt-Evensen <andersbo87 at> wrote:
> Hello!
> Recently I had to buy a new computer as my Mac broke down.
> I ended up with an Acer Aspire V17 Nitro, which, except for a couple of
> problems, is all good.
> One of the problems is that wifi does not work. The wifi driver is an
> Atheros AR9460.
> The problem is that when I attempt to scan for my wireless network, nothing
> shows up at all.
> On my previous computer, where I used an external Atheros card, everything
> worked well.
> Could the following line from dmesg be a symptom of my problems?
> "ath0: 2GHz radio: 0x0000; 5GHz radio: 0x0000"
> I'm using FreeBSD 11-CURRENT with sources updated today.

What else does it log?


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