hiya, AR9287/AR9227 should work fine. I even have laptops using it.
What's inyour /etc/hostapd.conf file? -a On 13 April 2017 at 22:23, Chris H <bsd-li...@bsdforge.com> wrote: > I got the feeling from all my research that this PCIe NIC > was pretty well supported. So went out and got one. I even > wen so far as to compile all the necessary bits into my kernel > > FreeBSD . 12.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 12.0-CURRENT #0 r316389: > Sun Apr 2 20:12:40 PDT 2017 amd64 > > According to dmesg(8): > ath0: <Atheros 9287> mem 0xfe300000-0xfe30ffff irq 16 at device 0.0 on pci3 > ath0: RX timestamp: 32 bits > ath0: TX timestamp: 32 bits > ath0: [HT] enabling HT modes > ath0: [HT] enabling short-GI in 20MHz mode > ath0: [HT] 1 stream STBC receive enabled > ath0: [HT] 1 stream STBC transmit enabled > ath0: [HT] 2 RX streams; 2 TX streams > ath0: 11b rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps > ath0: 11g rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps 6Mbps 9Mbps 12Mbps 18Mbps 24Mbps > 36Mbps 48Mbps 54Mbps > ath0: 2T2R > ath0: 11ng MCS 20MHz > ath0: MCS 0-7: 6.5Mbps - 65Mbps > ath0: MCS 8-15: 13Mbps - 130Mbps > ath0: 11ng MCS 20MHz SGI > ath0: MCS 0-7: 7Mbps - 72Mbps > ath0: MCS 8-15: 14.5Mbps - 144.5Mbps > ath0: 11ng MCS 40MHz: > ath0: MCS 0-7: 13.5Mbps - 135Mbps > ath0: MCS 8-15: 27Mbps - 270Mbps > ath0: 11ng MCS 40MHz SGI: > ath0: MCS 0-7: 15Mbps - 150Mbps > ath0: MCS 8-15: 30Mbps - 300Mbps > ath0: AR9287 mac 384.2 RF5133 phy 15.15 > ath0: 2GHz radio: 0x0000; 5GHz radio: 0x00c0 > ath0: Use hw queue 1 for WME_AC_BE traffic > ath0: Use hw queue 0 for WME_AC_BK traffic > ath0: Use hw queue 2 for WME_AC_VI traffic > ath0: Use hw queue 3 for WME_AC_VO traffic > ath0: Use hw queue 8 for CAB traffic > ath0: Use hw queue 9 for beacons > ath0: using multicast key search > > I should be good to go. I am currently attempting to use this > as an AP. Following the man pages, and the handbook. I can > accomplish most of this via hostapd(8). But using only the > necessary bits from the > /usr/share/examples/hostapd/hostapd.conf proved otherwise -- > > Starting hostapd. > Configuration file: /etc/hostapd.conf > bsd_set_if_media: SIOCSIFMEDIA Device not configured > bsd_init: failed to set operation mode > bsd driver initialization failed. > wlan0: interface state UNINITIALIZED->DISABLED > wlan0: AP-DISABLED > hostapd_free_hapd_data: Interface wlan0 wasn't started > ELOOP: remaining socket: sock=5 eloop_data=0x801c78000 user_data=0x0 > handler=0x41b240 > /etc/rc.d/hostapd: WARNING: failed to start hostapd > > Even tho the wlan0 interface was created in rc.conf successfully. > Based on the hardware specs listed from dmesg above. How can I set > this up as an AP with the fastest throughput? I'm on a half acre, > and will be using this for all my "indoor" stuff, and maybe the > garage. I think I've got dnsmasq && pf setup well enough for it > already. I just can't get the thing to work so they can work with > it. Please help. I'll happily provide any additional information > needed. > > Thanks! > > --Chris > > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-wireless > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-wireless-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-wireless To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-wireless-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"