Subject: Re: introducing ath(4) and the FreeBSD 802.11 layer
To: None <,>
From: David Young <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/13/2003 21:17:58
On Mon, Oct 13, 2003 at 04:36:22AM -0500, David Young wrote:
> I have just committed my port of FreeBSD's Atheros chipset driver,
> ath(4). The driver supports 802.11a/b/g multimode cards made by
> manufacturers such as D-Link and Linksys. Virtually every 802.11a radio
> manufactured today contains the Atheros chipset.

I am testing the 5GHz modes with my two D-Link DWL-AB520, and I am not
getting very good results. I have to move the client's antenna to within
two feet of the AP's antenna to make a spotty link.  Is anybody else
having better luck than I?

The 11b mode seems to work fine.


David Young             OJC Technologies      Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933