Subject: Cisco Aironet fails to attach (all commands timeout)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David P. Reese Jr. <email@example.com>
Date: 02/25/2004 18:48:33
I had so much trouble finding older rev D-Link and Netgear cards that I
decided to get a Cisco Aironet card because it would "Just Work". Well,
The machine is NetBSD/i386 1.6.2. Here's the issue...
an0 at pci0 dev 8 function 0: vendor 0x14b9 product 0x0350
an0: interrupting at irq 10
an0: command 0x8 param 0x0 timeout
an0: failed to load config data
an0: failed to attach controller
The third line appears because I commented out the IFF_DEBUG if() statement
in the AN_TIMEOUT block of sys/dev/ic/an.c:an_cmd(). I get the same problem
It looks like the card is timing out on the AN_CMD_READCFG command.
Just for fun, I tried using an_cmd() to do things like AN_CMD_FW_RESTART,
AN_CMD_NOOP2 and AN_CMD_DISABLE before the driver tries to do
AN_CMD_READCFG. These all timed out.
Any ideas or should I consider the card hosed?
David P. Reese, Jr. daver at gomerbud.com