On 4/30/09, Jeroen Hofstee <freebsd.questi...@virtualhost.nl> wrote:
> Inspired by the long "modern installer" thread I had a look at PC-BSD.
>
> I am one of the "lucky" owners of a Broadcom, Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN
> Mini-PCI Card
> and added the ndiswrapper to support it.
>
> I noticed that the PC-BSD tray icon could not scan the network for SSID,
> while ifconfig does return this list. It appears that the tool assumes
> SSID are reported as
> SSID<session>, which is not the case here. My list is similar as listed
> in the handbook,
> so I guess it is not directly related to the ndiswrapper.
>
> Looking at ifconfig, it appears to me that the ieee80211 part queries
> the kernel and prints the returned values.
> I therefore assume that there are drivers, which report the session as
> SSID<session> instead of session directly.

Whatever <session> means it is either not supported by NDIS or not implemented
in ndisulator.

> Can someone confirm above is correct?
> If someone has a list with SSID<session> could I get a copy of it (e.g.
> directly to my e-mail) so I don't break
> other things while fixing mine.


-- 
Paul
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