Hi, The Atheros USB 802.11n devices need to use a different driver. As of yet, noone has stepped up to do the relevant porting work.
Adrian On 28 September 2012 06:48, Pawel Gogolewski <pawel...@yahoo.ca> wrote: > Dear Sir/Madam > > It has been known for some time that bsd-flavours of Unix try hard to be > capable of > running as much hardware as it can be. > What am I interested in is the development stage of atheros wifi drivers for > N speed > USB devices. > I am using tp link Wn 821 N and it works flawlessly under Linux. > > Now, when it comes top Freebsd, I fire up the system and under no > circumstances > can't the system even recognize the device. > What really makes me curious is the fact there's no way of loading the uath > driver. > Kldload responses with information that it is already loaded in kernel but > kldstat -v gives no clue about it. > Furthermore, 'kldload if_uath.ko' gives an error, namely that of > impossibility of > loading the given module by hand though 'ls' recognizes it while listing > /boot/kernel directory. > > So, the point is I cannot load atheros usb wifi module by myself as it already > has been done during boot but the system cannot get the module working as > well. > I am using regular version 8.3 of Freebsd at the moment, but the problem was > relevant > to the newer one too. > I didn't play with the kernel nor did I recompile it. > In addition, "ifconfig wlan0 create wlandev uath0" returns always error > stating that > "cannot create interface wlan0" or sth. similar in meaning. > > Can anyone be so kind and explain in detail what should I do ? > > My ethernet card ( nfe0 ) worked always without any flaws but isn't the time > Freebsd should move to wifi usb hardware more consistently ? > As I said Linux has had the drivers working for some time now. > > What are you waiting for ?? > > > > Paweł Gogolewski, EU, Poland > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-wireless > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-wireless-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-wireless To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-wireless-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"