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Re: ATH AR5212 hangs machine just after boot



Rod.. Whitworth wrote:

Well my dmesg lines don't look like either set of yours BUT disabling
802.11a didn't fix it but disabling 802.11g  as well leaves me with a
working 11b. After I paid for a brandname a/b/g, dammit!

One day there will be hardware makers across the range of product lines
that will be trying as hard as OpenBSD developers to attain perfection
and open docs, sigh....


yep, a couple of ppl emailed me offlist regarding this, unfortunately switching to .11b was not an option as we specificaly needed .11a

Damien Miller wrote:

There are known a/g problems on ath(4), IIRC reyk@ is actively looking
at them.

-d


Thanx for the update Damien

mattvaldes_(_at_)_satx_(_dot_)_rr_(_dot_)_com wrote:

Does the above dmesg show the non-working card, and if so, is it ath0 or ath1?

Yes it does:

Genric OEM card
ath0 at pci0 dev 19 function 0 "Atheros AR5212" rev 0x01: irq 10
ath0: mac 80.6 phy 4.1 radio 3.6, 802.11a/b/g, MKK1_FCCA, address 00:ff:76:e0:06:a2
gpio at ath0 not configured


Wistron card
ath1 at pci0 dev 20 function 0 "Atheros AR5212" rev 0x01: irq 11
ath1: mac 80.9 phy 4.3 radio 3.6, 802.11a/b/g, FCC1A, address 00:0b:6b:34:ad:e5
gpio at ath1 not configured




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