ATH_HAL(4) MidnightBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual ATH_HAL(4)

NAME

ath_hal — Atheros Hardware Access Layer (HAL)

SYNOPSIS

device ath_hal

DESCRIPTION

The ath_hal module provides hardware support for wireless network adapters based on the Atheros AR5210, AR5211, and AR5212 chips. This module is required by the ath(4) driver.

Devices supported by the ath_hal module come in either Cardbus or mini-PCI packages.

HARDWARE

The following cards are among those supported by the ath_hal module:

Card

Chip

Bus

Standard

Aztech WL830PC

AR5212

CardBus

b/g

D-Link DWL-A650

AR5210

CardBus

a

D-Link DWL-AB650

AR5211

CardBus

a/b

D-Link DWL-A520

AR5210

PCI

a

D-Link DWL-AG520

AR5212

PCI

a/b/g

D-Link DWL-AG650

AR5212

CardBus

a/b/g

D-Link DWL-G520B

AR5212

PCI

b/g

D-Link DWL-G650B

AR5212

CardBus

b/g

Elecom LD-WL54AG

AR5212

Cardbus

a/b/g

Elecom LD-WL54

AR5211

Cardbus

a

Fujitsu E5454

AR5212

Cardbus

a/b/g

Fujitsu FMV-JW481

AR5212

Cardbus

a/b/g

Fujitsu E5454

AR5212

Cardbus

a/b/g

HP NC4000

AR5212

PCI

a/b/g

I/O Data WN-AB

AR5212

CardBus

a/b

I/O Data WN-AG

AR5212

CardBus

a/b/g

I/O Data WN-A54

AR5212

CardBus

a

Linksys WMP55AG

AR5212

PCI

a/b/g

Linksys WPC51AB

AR5211

CardBus

a/b

Linksys WPC55AG

AR5212

CardBus

a/b/g

NEC PA-WL/54AG

AR5212

CardBus

a/b/g

Netgear WAG311

AR5212

PCI

a/b/g

Netgear WAB501

AR5211

CardBus

a/b

Netgear WAG511

AR5212

CardBus

a/b/g

Netgear WG311

AR5212

PCI

b/g

Netgear WG511T

AR5212

CardBus

b/g

Orinoco 8480

AR5212

CardBus

a/b/g

Orinoco 8470WD

AR5212

CardBus

a/b/g

Proxim Skyline 4030

AR5210

CardBus

a

Proxim Skyline 4032

AR5210

PCI

a

Samsung SWL-5200N

AR5212

CardBus

a/b/g

SMC SMC2735W

AR5210

CardBus

a

Sony PCWA-C700

AR5212

Cardbus

a/b

Sony PCWA-C300S

AR5212

Cardbus

b/g

Sony PCWA-C500

AR5210

Cardbus

a

3Com 3CRPAG175

AR5212

CardBus

a/b/g

An up to date list can be found at http://customerproducts.atheros.com/customerproducts.

SEE ALSO

ath(4)

HISTORY

The ath_hal module first appeared in FreeBSD 5.2.

CAVEATS

The ath_hal module is constructed from a binary component and operating system-dependent source code. Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, without modification, are permitted provided that the conditions set forth in sys/contrib/dev/ath/COPYRIGHT are observed.

BUGS

See ath(4) for known bugs.

MidnightBSD 0.3 August 26, 2004 MidnightBSD 0.3