Subject: Re: Cisco Aironet fails to attach (all commands timeout)
To: None <>
From: David P. Reese Jr. <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/26/2004 01:50:54
On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 12:12:58AM -0600, David Young wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 06:48:33PM -0800, David P. Reese Jr. wrote:
> > 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,
> > it didn't.
> > 
> > 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 0x0350 leads me to believe that this is the MPI350 variety of
> Cisco card?
> Is it by chance a MiniPCI card?

No, the MPI350 is device ID 0xA504.

It's labeled as a Cisco Aironet 350.  AIR-PCI352 is the part number.  It
is the full size PCI card version.

It turns out that the card was shipped with corrupt firmware.  Flashing
it from another machine solved my problems.

   David P. Reese, Jr.                                  daver at