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Re: AR2413 device timeout

Thanks for the time, by debug etc., do you mean ktrace? I havent used it much. Can you tell me how can this be done. I really want to get this fixed. If there are any ath specific drivers that I should be installing pls point me to that.

Thanks & Regards,


From: Christos Zoulas <>
Sent: Thursday, May 23, 2013 3:16 AM
Subject: Re: AR2413 device timeout

In article <knjap9$hma$>,
Christos Zoulas <> wrote:
>In article <>,
>Gaurang Pandya  <> wrote:
>>I have just installed NetBSD 6.0.1, and each time it boots with in 5
>>minutes I get this message
>>bsdbox /netbsd: ath0: device timeout (txq 8, txintrperiod 4)
>>and system just freezes, no network activity, no activity on console,
>>and only way out is to power cycle.
>>I have this TPLink - WN551G card in my system, which from boot messages
>>I understand is using Atheros 2413 (AR2413) chipset. I have tried
>>googling and looking through archives, but got no solution.
>Can you boot a current kernel on it and try the athn driver instead?

Actually it might not support this chipset. Can you try a
DIAGNOSTIC/DEBUG/LOCKDEBUG kernel and see if it prints anything before
it locks up?


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