On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 11:31 AM, Manolis Kiagias <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Alexander Sack wrote: >> >> Hello: >> >> I have installed FreeBSD-7.0-amd64 stable on my new AMD X2 Turon based >> notebook, a MSI-1710A (GX710Ax) which has a generic embedded >> controller. During boot up I notice that ATH complains with: >> >> ath_rate: version 1.2 <SampleRate bit-rate selection algorithm> >> ath_hal: 0.9.20.3 (AR5210, AR5211, AR5212, RF5111, RF5112, RF2413, RF5413) >> ath0: <Atheros 5424/2424> mem 0xfd7f0000-0xfd7fffff irq 16 at device 0.0 >> on pci2 >> ath0: Reserved 0x10000 bytes for rid 0x10 type 3 at 0xfd7f0000 >> ath0: [MPSAFE] >> ath0: [ITHREAD] >> ath0: unable to attach hardware; HAL status 13 >> device_attach: ath0 attach returned 6 >> >> HAL status 13 from the header file seems to indicate that the >> 7.0-STABLE driver doesn't support my hardware revision. Here is my >> pciconf -l output: >> > > Maybe you could try compiling a kernel with a newer hal. This is the kind of > hack we use on the eeepc. Have a look at this: > > http://nighthack.org/wiki/EeeBSD
Thank you SO much for this link. That's EXACTLY what I want to do because I realize that this is a HAL problem. I've been searching like MAD where I could get an updated binary HAL for this chipset (PCIe based). Let me give this a try, -aps _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"