On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 12:53:42PM -0800, Mel Flynn wrote: > On Tuesday 14 July 2009 12:28:40 Chad Perrin wrote: > > > > At first glance, it looks like the iwi equivalent is dev.iwi.0.radio, > > where 1 is on and 0 is off. It won't let me set it to 0, though, > > claiming it's a read-only sysctl setting. > > > > . . . and trying to set the debug.iwi sysctl setting to 1 caused the > > computer to reboot (not intended behavior, I'm sure). Bah. I wonder if > > there's something wrong with my driver. > > There is plenty wrong with the driver, also with the product. Unfortunately, > Intel does not support the FreeBSD team with developers for the wireless > cards > as they do with the wired cards and the iwi driver is particularly plagued.
Well . . . that's bad news, but it's good to know, I guess. Thanks. I wonder if my inability to turn off the adapter is a driver issue. There are times I can get it to turn off -- but other times, I can't. > > At present the best working Intel wireless on FreeBSD is the wpi, but it is > on > the virge of the same fate as Benjamin Close is lacking time to support it. > > There's a group of people working on improving iwn for the 5000 series, > effort > spawned from this list, but as of yet I haven't seen anything hit the source > tree. Thanks for the information. -- Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ] Quoth Christopher Hitchens: "What can be asserted without proof can be dismissed without proof."
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