Subject: Re: default power on ath cards
To: 'NetBSD-current' <>
From: David Young <>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/04/2005 13:12:07
On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 03:11:39PM +0200, Sascha Retzki wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 03:07:42PM +0200, Konstantin KABASSANOV wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I have a small doubt about the default transmit power of the new ath
> > driver... It seems to me that the transmission power is smaller than the one
> > of the previous driver... Is it possible? 
> The driver most probably has no control about that part, but the firmware;
> and if that has been updated, it is possible.

The driver can control the transmit power, however, I doubt that the
default transmit power is lower than the maximum.

(BTW, the Atheros has no firmware, as far as anyone can tell: the Atheros
chip resembles the ADMtek, Ralink, and Realtek chips in this way.)


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