Since bugzilla.kernel.org is again live, would you please create a bug report there so we can attach all of this information to it?
That way future people can benefit from our debugging. :) Thanks! Adrian On 10 January 2012 13:37, Hasan Rashid <hras...@avionica.com> wrote: > 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; email@example.com >>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. >> >>Daniel >> > This communication contains information that may be confidential or > privileged. The information is solely intended for the use of the addressee. > If you are not the intended recipient, be advised that any disclosure, copy, > distribution, or use of the contents of this communication is prohibited. If > you have received this communication in > error, please immediately notify the sender by telephone or by electronic > mail. _______________________________________________ ath9k-devel mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.ath9k.org/mailman/listinfo/ath9k-devel