Well the page states "The AR7010 and AR9271 NICs are not yet supported - the USB glue needs writing for ath(4)."
So it might happen :) Ofc only the maintainer can tell, and he was already done some many and great work on this. Melhores Cumprimentos // Best Regards ----------------------------------------------- *Miguel Clara* *IT - Sys Admin & Developer* *E-mail: *miguelmcl...@gmail.com www.linkedin.com/in/miguelmclara/ On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 12:45 PM, atar <atar.yo...@gmail.com> wrote: > Ok, I've understood the point. So probably there's no way to use this > popular TP-LINK dongle with FreeBSD. Very alas. Disappointed. > > > On 26/08/2014 08:32, atar wrote: > >> Hi there! > >> > >> According to what's written in the following URLs: > > > http://forums.freebsd.org/viewtopic.php?t=41581 , > > > https://wiki.freebsd.org/dev/ath_hal(4)/HardwareSupport > > > (under the 'Chipsets I won't be working on' section) the > > > TL-WN722N TP-LINK wireless dongle isn't supported on freeBSD > > > since its chipset is based on the AR9271 chipset which isn't > > > supported by FreeBSD. > >> > >> Now, my question is, since the above mentioned device is supported > > > by Linux via a special atheros firmware module, and since FreeBSD > > > provides a Linux virtualization, will this device work on a FreeBSD > > > system by its Linux virtualization capability? > > > > I'm not familiar with the Atheros firmware, but the likely answer is no. > Linux virtualization (probably better described as emulation) is at the > user space level, i.e. it mimics the interface of Linux syscalls. Device > drivers work in kernel space, and the FreeBSD kernel has very different > internals from Linux. > > > > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-wireless > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-wireless-unsubscr...@freebsd.org > " > _______________________________________________ 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"