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Ticket #1585 (new defect)

Opened 14 years ago

Last modified 14 years ago

ath0: link is not ready (opensuse 10.3)

Reported by: anonymous Assigned to:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: madwifi: other Version: v0.9.3.2
Keywords: Cc:
Patch is attached: 0 Pending:


After a cold reboot the interface ath0 is created, but the connection is broken. Using Opensuse 10.3 and AR5212 802.11abg NIC (rev 01). This problem occurs both with the network manager and with the traditional method with ifup.

After unloading the module ath_pci and loading the module the network works fine (ifup method). No wireless connection is accomplished with the network manager.

In the kernel log appears the message

ath_hal: module license 'Proprietary' taints kernel.
ath_hal: (AR5210, AR5211, AR5212, RF5111, RF5112, RF2413, RF5413)
ath_pci: (
ath_rate_sample: 1.2 (
ath0: no IPv6 routers present
ath0: no IPv6 routers present
ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): ath0: link is not ready

(the last line several times)

Change History

05/15/08 15:54:45 changed by

confirm this with: 05:07.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR5212/AR5213 Multiprotocol MAC/baseband processor (rev 01) on 2.6.25-gentoo-r3 amd64

% modprobe ath5k

log: [kernel] ath5k_pci 0000:05:07.0: registered as 'phy2' [kernel] ath5k phy2: Atheros AR5213A chip found (MAC: 0x79, PHY: 0x45) [kernel] ath5k phy2: RF2112A 2GHz radio found (0x56) [kernel] udev: renamed network interface wlan0 to ath0

% ifconfig ath0 up SIOCSIFNETMASK: Cannot assign requested address

log: [kernel] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): ath0: link is not ready