Subject: ath(4), HAL status 13 (was: atheros driver)
To: None <>
From: Petar Bogdanovic <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/28/2005 14:57:22
Dear David,

 > I have imported net80211 from FreeBSD, resolved conflicts, and create
 > 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.

may I ask, how many people represent a 'popular demand'? :)

I have the same G520-problem and I'm very sad about it, because I tried 
everything to avoid hardware-issues this time.. but it seems, that 
hardware-issues will follow me until I'm ripe for the nursing home. :(

Kind regards,



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.