On Thursday 20 July 2006 15:30, Bob Johnson wrote: > On 7/20/06, Marwan Sultan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Hello gurus, > > > > Can someone help me setting up my wireless device on my laptop > > im on 6.1R, I tried to do as instructed on handbook, but no luck. > > My laptop suppose to be the client, and i have a netgear wireless modem > > router up and running. > > How to make the freebsd see the router have the ip, and make the device > > up? > > > > from dmesg > > ugen0: Broadcom Corp HP Integrated Module > > ugen is the generic usb device driver that gets attached if a specific > driver for the device is not available. I don't think you will be able > to do anything useful with it (it seems to be intended more for > developers to use while experimenting with a device). > > There is a tool called ndiscvt that will take a Windows NDIS device > driver and wrap it up in an interface that allows it to be used as a > FreeBSD driver. Most likely, you will need to do that to get your > interface working. Instructions are in section 220.127.116.11.3 of the > FreeBSD Handbook (buried in one of the sections someone has already > mentioned: > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/network-wireless. >html
You hint at this below, but ndiscvt should no longer be run by the user. > In 6.1 there is a script called ndisgen that automates the process > described in the Handbook. You will probably find it much easier to > read its man page and use it instead of using ndiscvt directly. The > instructions amount to "become root, run ndisgen, do what it says." Unfortunately, the developer of the ndis drive has specifically stated that USB is not (yet) supported. > Once you have successfully built and loaded the NDIS driver, it will > by default show up as ndis0 when you do an ifconfig. Once that > happens, the rest should be easy. JN _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"