Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#2302 closed defect (fixed)

acx-mac80211 on r8577 not working

Reported by: nabcore Owned by: developers
Priority: high Milestone: Kamikaze 8.09 RC1
Component: packages Version:
Keywords: ar7 acx-mac80211 Cc:


With r8577 (modded see on a Netgear DG834G v2 after an insmod of acx-mac80211.ko :

acx: this driver is still EXPERIMENTAL
acx: reading README file and/or Craig's HOWTO is recommended, visit in case of further questions/discussion
acx: compiled to use 32bit I/O access. I/O timing issues might occur, such as non-working firmware upload. Report them
acx: running on a little-endian CPU
acx: PCI module v0.3.36-mac80211 initialized, waiting for cards to probe...
PCI: Enabling device 0000:00:00.0 (0000 -> 0002)
acx: found ACX111-based wireless network card at 0000:00:00.0, irq:80, phymem1:0x4000000, phymem2:0x4022000, mem1:0xa4000000, mem1_size:8192, mem2:0xa4022000, mem2_size:131072
initial debug setting is 0x000A
acx: need firmware for acx111 chipset with radio ID 16
Please provide via firmware hotplug:
either combined firmware (single file named 'tiacx111c16')
or two files (base firmware file 'tiacx111' + radio fw 'tiacx111r16')
acx: need to load firmware for acx111 chipset with radio ID 16, please provide via firmware hotplug:
acx: either one file only (<c>ombined firmware image file, radio-specific) or two files (radio-less base image file *plus* separate <r>adio-specific extension file)
requesting firmware image 'tiacx111c16'
acx_write_fw (main/combined): 0
acx_validate_fw (main/combined): 0
initializing max packet templates
dump queue head (from card):
len: 24
tx_memory_block_address: 19860
rx_memory_block_address: 14560
tx1_queue address: 13A94
rx1_queue address: 13754
NVS_vendor_offs:01CD probe_delay:200 eof_memory:1114112
CCAModes:04 Diversity:01 ShortPreOpt:01 PBCC:01 ChanAgil:00 PHY:05 Temp:01
AntennaID:00 Len:02 Data:01 02
PowerLevelID:01 Len:02 Data:001E 000A
DataRatesID:02 Len:05 Data:02 04 11 22 44
DomainID:03 Len:06 Data:10 20 30 31 32 40
ProductID:04 Len:09 Data:TI ACX100
ManufacturerID:05 Len:07 Data:TI Test
get_mask 0x00004182, set_mask 0x00000000
don't know how to get sensitivity for radio type 0x16
got sensitivity value 0
got antenna value 0x4A
got regulatory domain 0x10
get_mask 0x00000000, set_mask 0x00000000 - after update
new ratevector: 82 84 0B 0C 12 16 18 24 2C 30 48 60 6C
setting RXconfig to 2008:0FDF
acx: chipset TNETW1130, radio type 0x16 (Radia), form factor 0x01 ((mini-)PCI / CardBus), EEPROM version 0x05, uploaded firmware 'Rev''ncreating /proc entry driver/acx_
creating /proc entry driver/acx__diag
creating /proc entry driver/acx__eeprom
creating /proc entry driver/acx__phy
acx v0.3.36-mac80211: net device phy0, driver compiled against wireless extensions 22 and Linux
using IRQ 80
vlynq0: Read of unknown register 0x38 (size 4)
acx: ieee80211_register_hw() FAILED: -12
acx_pci: probe of 0000:00:00.0 failed with error -5

And the following modules are loaded:

root@host:/lib/modules/ lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by    Not tainted
acx_mac80211           83136  0
ieee80211softmac       28704  0
tiatm                 142320  0
pppoatm                 4448  1
ppp_async              11616  0
ppp_generic            26944  6 pppoatm,ppp_async
slhc                    6080  1 ppp_generic
crc_ccitt               1472  1 ppp_async
br2684                  7312  0
atm                    48560  5 tiatm,pppoatm,br2684
rc80211_simple          3264  0
mac80211              156384  2 acx_mac80211,rc80211_simple
cfg80211                5936  1 mac80211
ieee80211_crypt_ccmp     6176  0
ieee80211_crypt_tkip     9984  0
ieee80211_crypt_wep     3904  0
ieee80211              30112  1 ieee80211softmac
ieee80211_crypt         3584  4 ieee80211_crypt_ccmp,ieee80211_crypt_tkip,ieee80211_crypt_wep,ieee80211

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Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by nabcore

Current situation with this:

Basically, it now loads, but host mode is not fully working.

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by matteo

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

fixed in r9006

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