Asus eeepc, Freebsd-head, problem with ath/wifi driver
thompsa at FreeBSD.org
Thu Nov 20 14:41:47 PST 2008
On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 10:08:41PM +0300, Ole Vole wrote:
> Hello maillist!
> I trying setup FreeBSD according Wiki notes http://wiki.freebsd.org/AsusEee
> and get system without ath Wi-Fi devices (Fn+f2/Bios settings for Wifi:
> buildin/install kernel/world from 20081120 snapshot FreeBSD-CURRENT with/or
> patching from madwifi.org-project ( http://snapshots.madwifi-
> project.org/madwifi-hal-0.10.5.6/madwifi-hal-0.10.5.6-r3875-20081105.tar.gz )
> (old link http://snapshots.madwifi-project.org/special/madwifi-ng-
> r2756+ar5007.tar.gz is wrong) with extracting hal/ to
> /usr/src/sys/contrib/dev/ath/ and recompile the kernel
> Also, trying to test http://people.freebsd.org/~sam/ath_hal-20081028.tgz
> As result from attemps is string in dmesg:
> ath_hal: 0.10.5.6 (AR5210, AR5211, AR5212, AR5416, RF5111, RF5112, RF2413,
> RF5413, RF2133, RF2425, RF2417)
> but ifconfig show only LAN ale0 Ethernet interface.
> On the list pciconf i see "Ralink Technology, Corp" devices but iy without
> What is wrong here? Thanks!
Thats not an Atheros card and the Ralink chipset isnt supported yet. I
have used ndis with this model and it works fine.
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