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D-Link DWL-520 won't initialize
- Subject: D-Link DWL-520 won't initialize
- From: mike at pcmedx.com (Mike Maltese)
- Date: Tue Aug 10 00:09:22 2004
David Kelly wrote:
> On Aug 9, 2004, at 5:40 PM, David Kelly wrote:
>> wi0: <Intersil Prism2.5> mem 0xfc000000-0xfc000fff irq 21 at device
>> 0.0 on pci2
>> wi0: timeout in wi_cmd 0x0000; event status 0x0000
>> wi0: wi_cmd: busy bit won't clear.
>> : init failed
>> device_probe_and_attach: wi0 attach returned 6
> Update: exact same card on an Asus P2B PII-400 MHz machine with FreeBSD
> 4.8-p-something produced much the same results above when I did "kldload
> if_wi". Difference was "attach returned 5" and the system locked hard.
> Studying D-Link's site I now know I have a "version E" card, if that
> means anything. NT4 is the newest Microsoft product I have, and isn't
> supported by D-Link. The D-Link instructions say their software is to be
> installed before the hardware so I'm wondering if it has to be FLASH'ed
> or something?
I recently experienced the same thing. The wi driver only supports
revision A and B cards. I ditched the E for an A and it works beautifully.
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