DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2007-02
Re: ath(4) major update
On Sun, Feb 04, 2007 at 07:57:21PM +0800, Sepherosa Ziehau wrote:
> On 2/4/07, Ja'far Railton <email@example.com> wrote:
> >On Sun, Feb 04, 2007 at 12:07:50PM +0800, Sepherosa Ziehau wrote:
> >> On 2/3/07, Ja'far Railton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> >On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 07:55:24PM +0800, Sepherosa Ziehau wrote:
> >> >CIS reading done
> >> >ath0: <Atheros 5212> mem 0x88010000-0x8801ffff irq 11 at device 0.0 on
> >> >cardbus0
> >> >ath0: unable to attach hardware; HAL status 3
> >> >device_probe_and_attach: ath0 attach returned 6
> >> Does the old HAL work for you? If not, do any wired cardbus NICs work
> >> on you laptop?
> >No, it has never worked for me on DFly. It attaches OK on NetBSD and shows
> >up with "ifconfig -a".
> >I don't have another card to try but I guess I should try getting one.
> >> BTW, please give me the exact product name of the problematic ath(4)
> >> cardbus NIC, thanks.
> >This is a D-Link AirPlus XtremeG 2.4 GHz High Speed Wireless Cardbus
> >Adapter - DWL-G650. I think it is Rev. B, but as I say, it does attach on
> Can you try following patch:
I am pleased to report an improvement with this patch. I used the
example from the DF handbook - there isn't any access point available yet.
~ > sudo ifconfig ath0 inet 192.168.0.20 netmask 255.255.255.0 ssid \
fxp0: flags=8802<BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
media: Ethernet autoselect (none)
status: no carrier
ppp0: flags=8010<POINTOPOINT,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 16384
inet 127.0.0.1 netmask 0xff000000
inet6 ::1 prefixlen 128
inet6 fe80::1%lo0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x3
ath0: flags=8803<UP,BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
inet6 fe80::20d:88ff:fe82:96d%ath0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x4
inet 192.168.0.20 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.0.255
media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect
status: no carrier
ssid my_net channel 1
authmode OPEN privacy OFF txpowmax 100 bmiss 7 protmode CTS burst