[CentOS] CentOS 4 and laptop and wifi works

Rodrigo Barbosa rodrigob at suespammers.org
Fri May 26 00:25:39 UTC 2006

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On Thu, May 25, 2006 at 12:06:32PM -0400, Max H. wrote:
> Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
> >
> >Can you give us the data on your chipset, for reference ?
> Sure...output is at the bottom.
> lspci -vv outputs:
> 02:02.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications, Inc. AR5211 
> 802.11ab NIC (rev 01)
>         Subsystem: Unknown device 17ab:8310
>         Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV+ VGASnoop- 
> ParErr- Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B+
>         Status: Cap+ 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium 
> >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
>         Latency: 168 (2500ns min, 7000ns max), Cache Line Size 08
>         Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 11
>         Region 0: Memory at d0200000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
>         Capabilities: [44] Power Management version 2
>                 Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1- D2- AuxCurrent=0mA 
> PME(D0-,D1-,D2-,D3hot-,D3cold-)
>                 Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=2 PME-
> lspci -n outputs:
> 02:02.0 Class 0200: 168c:0012 (rev 01)

Okey, that is a 802.11ab (11Mbps) chip. My experiences were only with
802.11g (54Mbps) chips.

In any case, it is VERY odd yours identifies itself as a Class 0200 device.
I suppose it should a 0280 (Network controller).

In any case, tkx for the info.

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Rodrigo Barbosa <rodrigob at suespammers.org>
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