email freebsd-wireless with the wifi details. i know our iwm driver
gets antenna configs wrong sometimes and that can cause issues.


On 6 January 2017 at 11:07, Jonathan Anderson <> wrote:
> On 6 Jan 2017, at 13:53, Pete Wright wrote:
>> i've been having the same problems with iwm too (failing to load firmware
>> on boot).  my trick has been to either boot into an old kernel where iwm was
>> mostly usable.  also i've commented out the line enabling wlan0 in my
>> rc.conf then uncommented it after boot and manually running "service netif
>> start" to bring up iwm.  that method works most of the time...
>> -pete
> I am able to load iwm (iwm7265fw), but there are some networks that I just
> can't connect to (INIT -> INIT, swscan_cancel_scan, repeat). Attaching to an
> iPhone hotspot is one example of a not-entirely-helpful network, but there
> is other, more typical infrastructure that gives trouble too. There is an
> iwm8xxx in the room that seems to work fine, however... I do not meddle in
> the affairs of wi-fi, for it is subtle and quick to anger. :)
> Jon
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