[PC-BSD Testing] Atheros test driver 0.10.5.10

flat.rose flat.rose at gmail.com
Sat Sep 20 14:32:36 PDT 2008


Yeah,  I meant ndiswrappered windows drivers for a full hardware support on
my laptop, just curious if there're some available under bsd.

On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 1:57 PM, A.Yerenkow <yerenkow at uct.ua> wrote:

> flat.rose пишет:
> > I can confirm that this one works without any chokes with my Atheros
> > 2413 wlan adapter on acer laptop. Signal is abit low while having the
> > access point in the same room (68%), but it wasn't much more than 74-76
> > percents so I think that's not the driver's guilt.
> >
> > Thank you.
> >
> > Since I've mentioned my laptop I'd like to ask one thing. I have two
> > buttons in here on the front - Bluetooth and Wireless. (Two huge Orange
> > and Blue triggers). If I press the orange one (wireless) I'll have the
> > device being turned off and connection is lost. Pressing it once again
> > will revive my wlan. Since I've switched to linux/unix systems abit half
> > of year ago I've got this buttons' led not turning on/off after toggling
> > Wlan/BT. Is there any chance to fix this `awful issue` after adding some
> > drivers or finding the w32 one for my atheros?
> >
>
> by w32 you mean drivers generated with ndis?
> I know that ath drivers are trying to fix all hibernate-standby,
> poweroff of cards and leds issues, so I think soon all be ok :)
>
> BTW, I have 5424/2424-based card, which works well too.
>
> I'll be grateful if Gary Corell (wa5qjh at xmission.com) could test this too.
>
> >
> > On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 12:34 AM, flat. rose <flat.rose at gmail.com
> > <mailto:flat.rose at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     Roger!
> >     I'm a hero here, I will check it first, stay here! :)
> >
> >
> >     On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 10:34 PM, A. Yerenkow <yerenkow at uct.ua
> >     <mailto:yerenkow at uct.ua>> wrote:
> >
> >         On Friday 19 September 2008 21:15:37 flat.rose wrote:
> >         > Interesting, I'll check it out tonight. What's the point in
> >         installing them
> >         > if mine ones works preciously?
> >         If your was working - and still will work -then this help us
> >         understand  that
> >         new driver is safe;
> >         Main goal is to fix regression which some peoples have now;
> >
> >         >
> >         > On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 8:39 PM, A. Yerenkow <yerenkow at uct.ua
> >         <mailto:yerenkow at uct.ua>> wrote:
> >         > > Hello guys, here atheros driver 0.10.5.10 <http://0.10.5.10>
> >         for testing purposes.
> >         > > Step 1. backup your /boot/kernel/ath_rate.ko &&
> >         /boot/kernel/ath_hal.ko
> >         > > Step 2. replace them with files in attached zips
> >         > > Step 3. try to reboot and see what happens.
> >         > >
> >         > > If problems - send here system info generated by System
> Manager.
> >         > >
> >         > >
> >         > >
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