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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     ath_hal -- Atheros Hardware Access Layer (HAL)

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     device ath_hal

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     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 miniPCI
 packages.  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    PCI        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

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]


HISTORY    [Toc]    [Back]

     The ath_hal module first appeared in FreeBSD 5.2.

CAVEATS    [Toc]    [Back]

     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    [Toc]    [Back]

     See ath(4) for known bugs.

FreeBSD 5.2.1			 June 23, 2003			 FreeBSD 5.2.1
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