On 2/4/09, Lars Lonne <lonnel...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi all. I have recently installed FreeBSD-7.1-RELEASE on my Compaq Evo > laptop. It used to dualboot with windows xp and gentoo linux, but I > decided to give FreeBSD a try instead, so now it dualboots with > windows and FreeBSD. My biggest problem is connecting to the internet > over the local wifi network. I am using a usb antenna, which uses the > rum driver in FreeBSD. When using windows, the signal strength is low > (I am located quite far from the access point), but works fine. I can > connect to the network and get on the internet, no problem. Problem is > when I start FreeBSD, I cannot get a signal, i.e. ifconfig always > reports "no carrier". I can connect to the network with FreeBSD if I > move closer to the AP, but it is impractical for me to do so. > > Has anyone experienced anything similar, or know what could be causing > it? Please let me know if you need more information. Hope you can help > me. > > /lars > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" >
This is known "rum" issue, some code is missing. I debuged it some time ago, but with no luck. I will try again some time later .... -- Paul _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"