Buy a mini-pcie atheros wifi card.


On 9 June 2014 03:43, Thomas Mueller <mueller6...@bellsouth.net> wrote:
> from Adrian Chadd:
>> please bug freebsd-usb@ about flakey usb devices.
>> I have a couple that i need to chase up hans about. they used to be less 
>> flakey.
> Flaky USB devices in FreeBSD, also NetBSD, are not limited to wireless 
> adapters.
> I get console messages about keyboard and mouse losing connection, when in 
> many cases, mouse and keyboard are still working.
> Now I think FreeBSD is topping NetBSD for flaky USB connections.
> NetBSD has no support for Hiro H50191 wireless adapter, device rsu, but 
> supports Atheros on-motherboard (quasi-)USB AR9271.
> Most of the time, NetBSD fails to load firmware for this Atheros AR9271, 
> error 35, not allowing enough time, but sometimes the firmware loads.
> Sorry to be late in responding, losing connection slows me down.
> I've been updating FreeBSD-current and stable/10 from source, both amd64 and 
> i386, whenever I see a change in rsu or re driver.
> On MSI Z77 MPOWER motherboard, of open-source OSes, only Linux and NetBSD 
> connect with Realtek 8111E/8168 Ethernet.
> DragonFly newest release, 3.8.0, and OpenBSD 5.4, have same bug as does 
> FreeBSD with this Ethernet.
> I've also been busy installing NetBSD-current amd64 and i386, now on hard 
> drive on other computer.
> Now I wish I had installed NetBSD-current amd64 and i386 on this computer 
> with MSI Z77 MPOWER motherboard before FreeBSD to have something to fall back 
> on when FreeBSD misbehaves with Hiro H50191.
> Remember, I needed to update NetBSD-current amd64 and packages, with 
> subversion, using wired Ethernet, to checkout and update FreeBSD src, ports 
> and doc trees; also had to buy a new wireless router when the Netgear router 
> stopped working.
> Tom
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