Subject: Re: atheros driver
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.org>
From: David Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/14/2005 20:17:38
On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 11:13:16PM +0200, Karl Janmar wrote:
> 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
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