Fixes for ath(4)

Rui Paulo rpaulo at
Sat Apr 17 05:40:15 PDT 2010

On 17 Apr 2010, at 13:30, Antonio Huete Jimenez wrote:

> Hi all,
> Can somebody please review the following patches?
> The first one is to hook up the wlan changes to X86_64, and the second
> one just brings the code from the previous release. Basically it is to
> register the modules ath_hal and ath_rate properly and make them a
> dependency for if_ath.
> They allowed me to use ath(4) on x86_64 where now it isn't possible.

Looks ok, but I would remove:
+		kprintf("ath_hal loaded\n");

> Also, there are two remaining issues that I'm aware of :
> * You need to issue 'ifconfig wlan0 create wlandev ath0' and use wlan0
> instead of ath0 as it was previously. Can this be somehow automated?

In rc.conf:
ifconfig_wlan0="WPA DHCP"

> * If you create the clone 'wlan0' and you issue a 'kldunload if_ath'
> the system is totally frozen, not responding to any input from
> keyboard.

I'll look into this.

Rui Paulo

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