What is the contents of your /etc/rc.conf file?
On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 5:20 PM, Fernando Apesteguía <fernando.apesteg...@gmail.com> wrote: > 2009/4/23 Daniel Underwood <djuatde...@gmail.com>: >> [SOLVED] >> >> Thanks for the help, folks. It works fine now. > > I wasn't that lucky :) > > I'm using FreeBSD 7.1-RELEASE-p4 #12 > This is my loader.conf configuration: > > legal.intel_iwi.license_ack=1 > iwi_bss_load="YES" > iwi_ibss_load="YES" > iwi_monitor_load="YES" > > And in my kernel config I have: > > device pci > > device wlan # 802.11 support > device wlan_wep # 802.11 WEP support > device wlan_ccmp # 802.11 CCMP support > device wlan_tkip # 802.11 TKIP support > device wlan_amrr # AMRR transmit rate control algorithm > device wlan_scan_ap # 802.11 AP mode scanning > device wlan_scan_sta # 802.11 STA mode scanning > > device iwi # For Intel Pro Wireless 2200bg > > device firmware # firmware assist module > > This is the output of ifconfig: > > iwi0: flags=8802<BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500 > ether 00:0e:35:fd:aa:0f > media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect > status: no carrier > ssid "" channel 1 (2412 Mhz 11b) > authmode OPEN privacy OFF bmiss 10 scanvalid 60 bgscan > bgscanintvl 300 bgscanidle 250 roam:rssi11b 7 roam:rate11b 1 bintval 0 > > After seting debug.iwi=1 this is what I get when I try to bring the > interface up: > > $ ifconfig iwi0 up > > iwi_newstate: INIT -> INIT flags 0x0 > enter FW state 1 > firmware_get: failed to load firmware image iwi_bss > iwi0: could not load firmware > exit FW state 1 > iwi_newstate: INIT -> INIT flags 0x0 > > Any ideas? > > Thanks in advance. > >> >> 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. >>>> >>> >> _______________________________________________ >> 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" >> > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"