Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 8260
andrnils at gmail.com
Tue Feb 21 00:26:38 UTC 2017
On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 12:58 AM, Adrian Chadd <adrian.chadd at gmail.com>
> On 20 February 2017 at 15:50, Andreas Nilsson <andrnils at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have a laptop with an Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 8260 card (
> > iwm0 at pci0:4:0:0:
> > class=0x028000 card=0x11308086 chip=0x24f38086 rev=0x3a hdr=0x00 )
> > in my thinkpad x1 yoga.
> > I'm running 12-CURRENT, and wireless is sort of working, although very
> > slowly: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet OFDM/54Mbps mode 11a where I would
> > expect more. My old trusted access point is a wndr3700 which supports
> 11n (
> > worked fine with my macbook, regularly got 20Mb/s.
> The 7260 and later chipset driver (iwm) doesn't yet support 11n or 11ac,
> Well, at least then I know, thanks!
> > I bought a new access point to get that 11ac goodness, but I can barley
> > my new laptop to find the anything on the 5GHz band.
> > So my questions:
> > -Does FreeBSD actually support 11ac yet?
> I'm working on it. I have it working in my ath10k driver port, but
> there aren't any drivers with 11ac support in -head.
Ok, I see. One reason to browse the commit logs then :)
> > -Shouldn't my ac8260 support 11n as well?
> Yes, but not yet.
> > -Should I get different scan results depending on if have my old or new
> > connected?
> Nope, but scanning isn't always going to return the same results.
> > -How come my t510 thinkpad (different os btw) can see my 5GHz net on my
> > ap but my yoga does not?
> Try "ifconfig -v wlan0 list channel" and let's see what's going on.
> Which channel is the 5GHz net on with the new AP?
Channel 1 : 2412 MHz 11b Channel 9 : 2452 MHz 11b
Channel 1 : 2412 MHz 11g Channel 9 : 2452 MHz 11g
Channel 2 : 2417 MHz 11b Channel 10 : 2457 MHz 11b
Channel 2 : 2417 MHz 11g Channel 10 : 2457 MHz 11g
Channel 3 : 2422 MHz 11b Channel 11 : 2462 MHz 11b
Channel 3 : 2422 MHz 11g Channel 11 : 2462 MHz 11g
Channel 4 : 2427 MHz 11b Channel 36 : 5180 MHz 11a
Channel 4 : 2427 MHz 11g Channel 40 : 5200 MHz 11a
Channel 5 : 2432 MHz 11b Channel 44 : 5220 MHz 11a
Channel 5 : 2432 MHz 11g Channel 48 : 5240 MHz 11a
Channel 6 : 2437 MHz 11b Channel 149 : 5745 MHz 11a
Channel 6 : 2437 MHz 11g Channel 153 : 5765 MHz 11a
Channel 7 : 2442 MHz 11b Channel 157 : 5785 MHz 11a
Channel 7 : 2442 MHz 11g Channel 161 : 5805 MHz 11a
Channel 8 : 2447 MHz 11b Channel 165 : 5825* MHz 11a
Channel 8 : 2447 MHz 11g
I had it set to channel 116, but the list only went to 140.
Thanks for your clear answer and your work on this area!
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