Maybe, but it has about above half of a year since I've saw this limitation in FreeBSD and this still wasn't fixed so I haven't too much hopes it will be fixed in the near future.
> 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 > <linkedin.png> 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. >> > >> > >> _______________________________________________ >> 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"