Are you sure your country code and registration domains allow you to use Apmode?

Test the same configuration using 2.4GHz, it should work if that is the problem.

Érico V. Porto


On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 1:09 PM, Michal Debski <michald@edgewater.ca> wrote:
Unfortunately I am stuck with 2.4.24 for now.  I should also mention that I am using the AR9220 in AP mode on the PPC box.
 
I have tried a 5GHz antenna and a separate 11a client as well - the net result is no association and no tx packet exchange (i.e. no beacons). I do see some packets coming in (rate control, etc), but once again, the client does not see any packets from the AP.
 
The same system and kernel works fine with a AR5413 device (XA622).
 
Cheers,
Michal


From: Érico Porto [mailto:ericoporto2008@gmail.com]
Sent: October 28, 2011 5:56 AM
To: Michal Debski
Cc: madwifi-users@lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Madwifi-users] AR9220/Pci Partially Working

Do you HAVE to use such an old kernel? I mean, this is from 2005... Wouldn't you be better running a newer kernel with ath9k ?

Just a guess by the way, I do use a ppc, but my mini pcis are ath5k based - aiming at under gigaHertz. But on that case, a card alone doesn't give me - almost - any RF output, unless I put another one and force them to traffic some data - using iperf or another software. 

Érico V. Porto


On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 6:38 PM, Michal Debski <michald@edgewater.ca> wrote:
Hello,
 
I am trying to integrate a WLM200N5 minipci 11n/a card (which is, I believe, AR9220-based, pciid 0x168c0029) into an PPC-based box running 2.4.24.
 
I have patched my copy of the madwifi-devel stream with Mr. Roskin's AR9220 patch
 
The card appears to be working from the software side of things - I can bring up the interface, setup ssid and a channel, and retrieve stats.
The radio, however, does not seem to be producing any RF output - confirmed by an 802.11 power analyzer connected to either of the antennas.
I have tried setting the RFKILL parameter both in software and hardware (blocking the appropriate PCI pin), to no avail.
 
I would welcome any ideas regarding using similar (pciid 0x168c0029) cards with Madwifi. Perhaps someone would have an updated patch (which would be very appreciated)?
 
Michal
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