FBSD10 Atheros wifi not working
freebsd-questions at herveybayaustralia.com.au
Mon Apr 14 01:07:45 UTC 2014
The subject line may not be very descriptive, but I'm not sure exactly
where to point as to the problem. All other similar issues are a few
years old now, and on 8,9, some 7's.
Long story short I'm just installing 10 (finally) on my laptop, and I
need to get it back up and running asap as I am swamped in work. I
didn't think it would be an issue as 9 had a decent working ath driver
and I thought it could only get better. I'm now emailing using yet
another system with the same device on 9, but a dying hdd which
obviously also needs a reinstall on new hdd. Wired is no good as we
So in bsdinstall, all works well and it sets up wifi easily. Reboot into
the new system an it has a coronary with messages from
ath_reset_grablock, ath_reset, ath_raw_xmit, ath_chan_set,
ath_reset: concurrent reset! danger!
ath_reset_grablock: didn't finish after 10 iterations
ath_reset_grablock: warning, recursive reset path!
ath_chan_set: concurrent reset! danger!
ath_raw_xmit: sc_inreset_cnt > 0; bailing
ath_legacy_rx_tasklet: sc_inreset_cnt > 0; bailing
Scanning doesn't work; ath0 says it is associated, but wlan0 says no
I've set dev.ath.0.hal.debug=1, but there is no ath.0.debug either under
dev or hw. I tried compiling the tools but it failed for lack of gcc.
TIA guys, but I am really under the pump here as I thought this would be
a quick up and go now with the pkgng system as well in play. Now I'm up
the proverbial creek without a paddle.
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