On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 8:24 AM, Glen Barber <glen.j.bar...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Neal Hogan <nealho...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Glen, > > > > Well, I never loaded into /boot/modules and at this point I've removed > the > > *bcmwl5-stuff* to begin again. Note that *kldload bcmwl5_sys.ko* output > > that there was no such file. Below is some info as to what lead to the > panic > > (it's info I gave in response to another generous fellow on the list). > > > > Just use `kldload bcmwl5_sys` without the `.ko' at the end. > > > I have not formally sync'd the system and source. But what I did prior to > > the panicking was freshly install 7.0-RELEASE from disc, did not add any > > packages, before upgrading to 7.1-RELEASE, using *freebsd-update -r > > 7.1-RELEASE upgrade && freebsd-update -r 7.1-RELEASE install* I then > > installed downloded the ports tree via ftp and added a few packages. > > > > This could be causing a problem if the kernel and userland (ndis > included) are out of sync. > > > The bcmwl5_sys.ko was generated using *ndisgen /mnt/flash/bcmwl5.inf > > /mnt/flash/bcmwl5.sys* When it came time to make the .ko file, it > reported > > a syntax error on the last line of the .inf file. I removed that line and > > the .ko file was generated. > > > > As far as using the correct driver is concerned . . . my Broadcom card is > a > > BCM94309, version 4.10.40, in Windows XP Home. I got the driver, with > those > > specs, from the HP website. The only difference was that my hardware > specs > > under XP dates the card version as 11/2/2005 and the driver, on the HP > site, > > is dated 2/17/2006. > > > > Try using an older/newer .inf and .sys file. > I'm in the process of sync'ing up my system with source . . . but, in the meantime I'm wondering about the choice of Broadcom driver. Is it really a matter of trying different ones? I updated the driver this morning to a new version. Is that not the driver that I'll use for the ndiswrapper? Should an older version, perhaps the one that was originally installed? I apologize if these questions are rather simple and naiive. > > Panic info . . . there was not much time to get all of the info before it > > reboot and, at this point, I've uninstalled the driver stuff to avoid > panic. > > I do remember it saying something about a *fatal trap 12* > > > > Fatal trap 12 is kind of a generic error message. What appears before > that actual trap is the important part. > > > I hope this was info. you were looking for. Again, thanks for your > > consideration. > > > > -- > Glen Barber > -- www.nealhogan.net _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"