Update: I wasn't able to solve the problem so resorted to installing FreeBSD 6.3 instead, and got the wireless working without any difficulty. I guess that some of the ndis kernel code has been changed in 7.0 that is causing my system to panic.
Glenn > I have just upgraded my Asus A2 notebook from 6.1 to FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE > #0 by doing a full clean install. (completely repartitioned my disc > prior to installing) > > This notebook uses the Broadcom bcmwl5 wireless drivers which worked > faultlessly using ndis on 6.1 > > I can kldload ndis and driver bcmwl5_sys without a problem. > > However the system panics anytime that I try to config the ip address > either through rc.conf or directly e.g. ifconfig ndis inet 192.168.0.5 > netmask 255.255.255.0 > > Got the error on the GENERIC kernel plus my own built kernel > > Fatal trap 12: page fault while in kernel mode > cpuid = 0; apic id = 00 > fault virtual address = 0x0 > fault code = supervisor read, page not present > instructor pointer = 0x20:0xc0a464f8 > stack pointer = 0x28:0xcbfd8b04 > frame pointer = 0x28:0xcbfd8b3c > code segment = base 0x0, limit 0xfffff, type 0xib > = DPL0, pres 1 def32 1, gran 1 > processor eflags = interrupt enabled, resume, IOPL = 0 > current process = 994 (ndis0 taskq) > trap number = 12 > > Any idea what the problem may be? > > Glenn _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"