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 From:  Jim McBeath <jimmc at macrovision dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Anyone used Netgate a/b/g card in Soekris?
 Date:  Fri, 7 Nov 2003 18:49:38 -0800
On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 06:12:37PM -0800, Bruce A. Mah wrote:
> If memory serves me right, Jim McBeath wrote:
> 
> > 2. Has anyone used the Netgate EL-5354MP Aries card with m0n0wall?
> > 	   http://www.netgate.com/5354AriesMP.html
> >    It's an "Atheros 802.11a/g 5354 ARIES Type IIIa mini PCI card".
> >    Does the m0n0wall kernel have drivers for that in it, or will I have
> >    to do some hacking?  The Netgate web page for this card says "BSD
> >    drivers are in the kernel tree", but I don't know if that means they
> >    are in m0n0.  Will it work in all the a/b/g modes, or is it a waste
> >    of money to buy this card in this situation?
> 
> It won't work at all.
> 
> Atheros chipset support is a FreeBSD 5.X feature (specifically, FreeBSD 
> 5.1 and later).  m0n0wall is based on FreeBSD 4.9.

OK, that makes sense.  I assume that m0n0wall won't be running on 5.X for
a while, and I don't think I'm ready to try building 5.X for it myself, so
I guess I will stick to the Prism cards and 802.11b.  Thanks for the info.

--
Jim