Moving the license agreement phrase did not change the driver/firmware
I changed the firmware timeout setting
and this seemed to help somewhat. Now I sometimes pick up a wireless network
after rebooting, but the connection is not stable; moreover, I cannot change
I've come to the same conclusion, that fixing a broken iwi driver is more
trouble than purchasing a cheap wireless card. This machine has undergone a
few warranty repairs (including a motherboard replacement). I wonder if that
complicates the driver issue.
I'm just getting started with FreeBSD; therefore, your replies were especially
helpful: Thanks for responding!
On Friday 20 February 2009 12:32:51 pm Jan Henrik Sylvester wrote:
> Erik Johnson wrote:
> > I noticed on your loader.conf that you have the license at the end of
> > "WiFi Config. I placed mine at the beginning. as in the example below.
> > Have you tried loading that first? I'm not sure if it makes a difference
> > but might be worth a try. I'm interested in hearing back and keeping in
> > contact since we share similar config for older hardware.
> > -------------------------------------------------------
> > legal.intel_iwi.license_ack=1
> > if_iwi_load="YES"
> > wlan_load="YES"
> > firmware_load="YES"
> > iwi_bss_load="YES"
> > iwi_ibss_load="YES"
> > iwi_monitor_load="YES"
> The ordering in loader.conf does not matter.
> I abandoned iwi some time ago:
> You might want to read the whole thread. Disabling bgscan is mentioned
> there somewhere. IIRC, that is a good idea.
> Do you really need ibss and monitor? Have you tried not loading three
> different firmwares at the same time?
> Last time I used iwi, I did not have to load the firmware manually. Up
> to 6.1 that was a requirement, but from 6.2 on, iwi could do it
> automatically. (And it worked better that way, IIRC.)
> Since the manual page tells you to do so, the loading of the firmware
> must have changed. When manual loading was required on 6.1, loading
> multiple at the same time was not a good idea.
> I never got monitor to receive any packages on 7.0, even after manually
> loading the firmware. It did work on 6.2, though. ibss was never really
> Jan Henrik
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