I have a dozen I can bring to the next bafug I go to :)


On Sep 22, 2014, at 2:44 PM, Adrian Chadd <adr...@freebsd.org> wrote:

> Oh yeah, I am.
> but wl likely hasn't been tested in a long time.. I think my last pair
> of wl(4) NICs disappeared in 2001.
> -a
> On 22 September 2014 13:35, John Baldwin <j...@freebsd.org> wrote:
>> On Monday, September 22, 2014 12:42:34 PM Adrian Chadd wrote:
>>> On 22 September 2014 12:20, John Baldwin <j...@freebsd.org> wrote:
>>>> On Friday, September 19, 2014 03:47:16 PM Warner Losh wrote:
>>>>> I got rid of my pre-802.11 WaveLAN cards about 8 years go after not
>>>>> having
>>>>> them in a system at all for 8 years. And they were about 4 years obsolete
>>>>> when I took them out of service… I’m not even sure I have a machine with
>>>>> an
>>>>> ISA slot to test the card, even if I still had it.
>>>>> Sorry I can’t help more :)
>>>> If no one tests them then I will happily toss the driver into the dustbin,
>>>> just giving folks a chance to test patches before I do so.  (I'm secretly
>>>> hoping I can purge several old drivers during the current round of
>>>> timeout() purging.)
>>> The wavelan/prism driver no longer works out of the box and hasn't
>>> since I took over the net80211 stack.
>>> TL;DR - some changes from sam and others a few years ago to do raw
>>> 802.11 frame transmit just doesn't work on all the wavelan cards that
>>> are in use. I've asked for someone interested to go through the
>>> changelog and back out those changes, making the driver again a
>>> straight 802.3 transmit driver - but noone has. :(
>>> So yes, you have a +1 to disconnect the wavelan driver from the build.
>> I think you are referring to wi(4)?
>> --
>> John Baldwin

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