On 23 August 2010 13:14, Glen Barber <glen.j.bar...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 8/22/10 11:00 PM, Rem P Roberti wrote: >> >> Thanks for your help so far. Yes, I have looked at the handbook section >> on wireless, and as a matter of fact I installed 8.1 on an ancient >> Compaq Presario (6GB HD!) and was able to configure the Atheros wireless >> pci card so that the computer works quite well. OK...the info I gleaned >> from pciconf -lv shows: >> >> device = 'driverIntel PRO/Wirelss 220BG (MPC13B' >> > > Perfect. Is "220BG" a typo? I see that iwi(4) supports 2200BG/2225BG > and so on. If it _is_ a typo, try this: > > echo 'legal.intel_iwi.license_ack=1' >> /boot/loader.conf > echo 'if_iwi_load="YES"' >> /boot/loader.conf > echo 'iwi_bss_load="YES"' >> /boot/loader.conf > echo 'iwi_ibss_load="YES"' >> /boot/loader.conf > echo 'iwi_monitor_load="YES"' >> /boot/loader.conf > > (Note, the differentiation between the single- and double-quotes.) > > After a reboot, you should see iwi0 in ifconfig(8) output. (I'm not > aware of a way to acknowledge the license agreement without a reboot.) > Then you should be able to configure your wlan0 device similarly to your > Presario.
For a fresh install of 8.1 you only need: if_iwi_load="YES" legal.intel_iwi.license_ack=1 cheers, Rob _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"