compile and use 'athregs'. For now, you need to manually use it on
wlan0 after it's created (it no longer works on ath0):

athregs -i wlan0

And report back what it says.

I bet it's just rfkill and we need to configure it up properly. How
much is the laptop?


On 8 March 2016 at 05:42, Eric McCorkle <> wrote:
> There are, but I've tried flipping it on and off to no avail. Also, the
> current setting is confirmed to be on in Linux.
> Just to make absolute certain I'm not screwing something up, what is the
> best way to see what the card is doing at the low level?
> On March 8, 2016 8:38:42 AM EST, Adrian Chadd <>
> wrote:
>> i wonder if its an rfkill switch setting. Is there an rfkill switch or
>> button?
>> -a
>> On 8 March 2016 at 05:29, Eric McCorkle <> wrote:
>>>  Hello,
>>>  I am trying to diagnose an issue with an Atheros 9462 card.  The card is
>>> being detected, and seemingly works (reports no errors with wpa_supplicant
>>> and friends), however, the radios seem completely nonfunctional, as the card
>>> doesn't actually transmit or receive anything (I checked by turning on
>>> packet logging and running scans/wpa_supplicant).
>>>  There are errors reported in pciconf (it claims they are correctable
>>> errors): receiver error, bad tlp, bad dllp.  The Bluetooth subsystem also
>>> suffered timeouts (very likely related).
>>>  I have confirmed this is not a hardware problem by booting into Linux
>>> with a live
>>> memstick and running a scan.
>>>  I'm looking for advise on likely root causes and how to go about
>>> diagnosing the problem (I've never diagnosed a problem on a *supported* card
>>> in FreeBSD before, so I'm relatively unfamiliar with the process).
>>>  Best,
>>>  Eric
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