On 8/22/10 11:51 PM, Rem P Roberti wrote: > OK...here's what is happening now. I have put these entries into > /etc/rc.conf: > > wlans_iwi0="wlan0" > ifconfig_wlan0="WPA DHCP" > > when I booted up I could see from the wireless "beacon" indicator that > something was happening. But I kept getting this message: > > iwi0: need multicast update callback >
I used to see this on my Toshiba laptop I no longer use (using iwn(4)). It is seemingly harmless. > And when I tried to do a ping I got the dreaded...ping: cannot resolve > yahoo.com: Host name lookup failure...and then all of sudden it started > working and I was able to successfully ping, and connect. In what timeframe from the boot? I suspect WPA was still in the authentication process. My Toshiba's wireless card would take a few seconds (roughly 10) before authenticating. > Is this voodoo :-) ? > Probably. :) -- Glen Barber _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"