After some research, I discovered that I should use AHB bus instead of PCI. I understood that, AHB bus support is supplied by "/ath/if_ath_ahb.c" file in new-codebase. I did needed costumization to Makefile for BUS selection and compiled the source but I still get the following boot message:
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ath_hal: 0.9.15.1 (AR5210, AR5211, AR5212, RF5111, RF5112, RF2413, RF5413)
ath_rate_onoe: 1.0
ath_ahb: 0.9.4.5 (Atheros/multi-bss)
wifi%d: unable to attach hardware; HAL status 1
ath_ahb: No devices found, driver not installed.
wlan: 0.8.4.2 (Atheros/multi-bss)
wlan: mac acl policy registered
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So, this time I get 2 extra lines by using AHB bus definition but there is still something missing.
Is there any one, who has experiance on implementing Madwifi on an Atheros SoC in this mailing group?
 
Regards,

Gürsel MUTLU

 



From: madwifi-devel-admin@lists.sourceforge.net [mailto:madwifi-devel-admin@lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Gursel Mutlu
Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2005 5:27 PM
To: madwifi-devel@lists.sourceforge.net; madwifi-users@lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Madwifi-devel] How to get madwifi work on AR2313a?

Hi,
I have some trouble to get madwifi work on an embedded system which has AR2313A-00 chip on it. The CPU is "MIPS 4Kc V0.10" and kernel is "2.4.27". I tried with both old and new codebases but I still have problems.
I costumized the kernel of embedded linux for built-in "Atheros 802.11(a/b/g) PCI/Cardbus support" using "/patch/2.4/install.sh" script and compiled it. After loading kernel file to board, I got the only following boot messages:
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ath_hal: 0.9.15.1 (AR5210, AR5211, AR5212, RF5111, RF5112, RF2413, RF5413)
ath_rate_onoe: 1.0
ath_pci: 0.9.4.5 (Atheros/multi-bss)
wlan: 0.8.4.2 (Atheros/multi-bss)
wlan: mac acl policy registered
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but I didn't get any message that tells about recognized device. As you know some information about irq, rates,etc. are expected to be printed after these lines. So, I can't use madwifi.

Gürsel MUTLU