Subject: Re: ath driver support the AR5001X+, experience of NetBSD on an IBM X31 laptop..
To: None <>
From: Michael Santos <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/14/2004 09:33:35
On Wed, Apr 14, 2004 at 04:05:53PM +1000, George Michaelson wrote:
> According to the atheros website, the IBM product range seems to use the AR5001X+
> as the chipset for its a/b/g minicard. (its not entirely clear this is true for
> all products, the T41p and R50 are listed, so it seems reasonable for the X31 too)
> Is this supported by the ath (4) driver?

I have a T41p and ath works out of the box. Running the laptop as a
hostap also works, modulo occasional freezes.

> If anybody has current experience on an IBM X31 I'd love to know. From reading
> around, I can expect APM/ACPI issues with shutdown/startup.

For me, everything just worked. Bluetooth isn't supported and I haven't
tried using the TCPA features yet. No problems with ACPI; "halt -p"
does what you'd expect.

Michael Santos