[SOLVED] Thanks for the help, folks. It works fine now.
2009/4/22 Daniel Underwood <djuatde...@gmail.com>: > Thanks Patrick. After updating my /boot/loader.conf, it now contains: > > legal.intel_iwi.license_ack=1 > iwi_bss_load="YES" > iwi_ibss_load="YES" > iwi_monitor_load="YES" > wlan_scan_ap_load="YES" > wlan_scan_sta_load="YES" > wlan_wep_load="YES" > wlan_tkip_load="YES" > wlan_ccmp_load="YES" > > I no longer receive the error message about failing to load the > firmware. However, when I enter "ifconfig iwi0 up scan", I receive the > following in the xconsole: > > iwi0: firmware stuck in state4, resetting > > Any idea what that means, or what state4 is? (Sorry, I'm very new to > FreeBSD.) > > Thanks, > Daniel > > 2009/4/22 Patrick Lamaizière <patf...@davenulle.org>: >> Le Wed, 22 Apr 2009 17:04:41 -0400, >> Daniel Underwood <djuatde...@gmail.com>: >> >>> After re-reading man iwi, I noticed that it says: >>> >>> "This driver requires firmware to be loaded before it will work. You >>> need to obtain iwicontrol(8) from the IWI web page listed below to >>> accomplish loading the firmware before ifconfig(8) will work." >>> >>> I'm going to look into this. Sounds like this may be the problem. Do >>> you think so? >> >> No, before FreeBSD 7 you needed to download the firmware. >> There is a port in /usr/ports/net/iwi-firmware but it is only for >> FreeBSD < 7 >> >> You don't need anything on FreeBSD 7.x and you it seems you are not >> using the right manual page for 7.1: >> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=iwi&manpath=FreeBSD+7.1-RELEASE&format=html >> >> Regards. >> > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"