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 > > > > > _______________________________________________ > 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"