good, keep going... youll get there

On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 11:28 PM, Rem P Roberti <remeg...@comcast.net>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.
>>
>> Hope this helps.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>>
> Yep, it was a typo.  OK...iwi0 is now showing up in the ifconfig output.  I
> shall make the (hopefully) appropriate entries in /etc/rc.conf and see what
> happens.
>
> ---Rem
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