I am using a kontron nanoetxexpress-sp board with atom processor. I
just update the BIOS with the lastest version of 07/August/2011 but it
did not fix the problem.

I will contact the manufacture of the board too.

Thank you very much for your help.

2012/1/10 Hasan Rashid <hras...@avionica.com>:
> Daniel,
> Portwell's Q7 BIOS works without any issues. On the list of board's that
> did not detect the subvendor id are as follows:
> CongaTec QA Q7 module
> KaRo Q7 with uBoot boot loader.
> At the same time I have ordered some DNXA-116 AR9382 chip radios, it
> would be interesting to see how they fare.
> At any rate, that's valuable information and I will contact the
> manufacturer of the board. Thank you.
> Best Regards, Hasan R.
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Daniel Smith [mailto:viscous.liq...@gmail.com]
>>Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 4:26 PM
>>To: Hasan Rashid
>>Cc: Adrian Chadd; ath9k-devel@lists.ath9k.org
>>Subject: Re: [ath9k-devel] Sparklan WPEA-121N AR9382 168c:abcd
>>On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 3:45 PM, Hasan Rashid
>><hras...@avionica.com> wrote:
>>> Adrian,
>>> This is not an OS issue as I see similar results in Windows,
>>it is definitely a low-level hardware issue.
>>> I am using a Portwell PQ7-C100XL carrier board with a
>>Portwell PQ7-M105 Q7 module. The radio is initialized properly
>>without any driver hacks with that cpu+board pair.
>>> Portwell Q7 M105 has AMI BIOS v2.14.1219 on it.
>>> Regards, Hasan R.
>>Hey All,
>>We actually had the exact same problem with a board we were
>>prototyping on. Working with the manufacturer it turned out to be a
>>"feature" of the AMI BIOS they were using on the card (sorry I don't
>>have the version right off hand). What happens is that the AMI BIOS
>>does a Root Bridge reset on all the PCI-e buses upon power on. This
>>reset can interfere with the initialization of certain types of cards
>>that have serial eeprom that are based off an R-C time constant
>>circuit at Power-On. Luckily for us the manufacturer was willing to
>>patch the BIOS and resolved our issue. Perhaps you can contact
>>Portwell with this info and see if they are willing to help.
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