Subject: Re: atheros driver
To: None <>
From: David Young <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/14/2005 20:17:38
On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 11:13:16PM +0200, Karl Janmar wrote:
> Hi!
> I just purchased a new wlan card, a dlink DWL-G520 (PCI). When I boot I
> get this message from the ath driver:
> ath0 at pci2 dev 6 function 0
> ath0: interrupting at irq 5
> ath0: unable to attach hardware; HAL status 13
> pcictl gives this:
> 002:06:0: Atheros Communications AR5212 Wireless LAN (ethernet network, 
> revision 0x01)
> I suspect that this have something to do with too old HAL version in the 
> ath driver for this card?
> So I have decided to take the bull by the horn and incooperate the 
> newest changes from freebsd/madwifi.
> Is it somebody who can give me some hints on how this is best/fastest 
> done? Unfortunantly I have very limited time now and need a fast 
> solution or I will use freebsd when doing my stuff with the card.


I have imported net80211 from FreeBSD, resolved conflicts, and created
some compatibility shims.  It was compiling when I ran out of time to
work on it, and I put it aside.  By popular demand, I am going to pick
it up again.


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