----- Original Message ----- From: "william paul" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Malcolm Kay" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2004 10:40 AM Subject: Re: cannot find windows driver for nic, please help
> Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, Malcolm Kay had > to walk into mine and say: > > > On Thursday 25 March 2004 15:35, Brian H wrote: > > > Greetings Bill, > > > > > > I own a linksys WMP11 with the following chipset. > > > vendor =3D 'Broadcom Corporation' > > > device =3D 'BCM4301 802.11b IEEE 802.11b WLAN client chipset' > > > class =3D network > > > > > > I am trying to get it working in freebsd 5.2.1, so i figured I could = > > just > > > goto the linksys website and download the windows driver. > > > > > > = > > http://www.linksys.com/products/product.asp?grid=3D33&scid=3D36&prid=3D1= > > 96 > > > > > > the problem is the driver contains the bcmwl5.sys file, but it does = > > not > > > contain the bcmwl5.ini file. > > You're looking for a .inf file *NOT* a .ini file. They're not the same > thing. The driver distribution from Linksys most definitely has both a > .sys file and .inf file for your device. Look harder. Also, check for > both upper and lower case file names. > > > > > You have me totally confused or am I missing something? How does a = > > windows > > driver help you with freebsd 5.2.1 ? > > He's trying to use the NDISulator which lets you use Windows binary > network drivers with FreeBSD. Before you go looking, the code is in > -current, not 5.2.1, but it will work with 5.2.1 if you install it > all correctly. > > -Bill > > -- > ============================================================================= > -Bill Paul (510) 749-2329 | Senior Engineer, Master of Unix-Fu > [EMAIL PROTECTED] | Wind River Systems > ============================================================================= > <adamw> you're just BEGGING to face the moose > ============================================================================= > I mistyped the ini, you are right it should be an inf file. These are the file in the zip file from linksys c:\wmp11_v4_dr 03/25/2004 12:52 PM <DIR> . 03/25/2004 12:52 PM <DIR> .. 03/25/2004 12:52 PM <DIR> AutoRun 06/19/2003 05:09 AM 115 AUTORUN.INF 02/12/2003 02:29 PM 166,272 bcmwl5.sys 02/27/2003 02:45 PM 7,978 lsbcmnds.cat 02/21/2003 01:35 PM 8,494 lsbcmnds.inf 07/21/2003 11:28 AM 8,051 LSIPNDS.cat 07/10/2003 10:09 AM 11,251 LSIPNDS.inf 07/09/2003 07:49 PM 95,744 LSIPNDS.sys 07/10/2003 10:09 AM 96,256 LSIPNDSX.sys 12/18/2002 03:58 PM 28,672 SETUP.EXE 03/25/2004 12:52 PM <DIR> Utility 05/24/2002 01:16 PM 7,297 WMP11NDS.cat 05/16/2002 04:12 PM 16,522 WMP11NDS.inf 05/16/2002 04:41 PM 54,083 WMP11NDS.sys The only two sets of files that i can see using are 1) WMP11NDS.sys, WMP11NDS.inf or 2) LSIPNDS.inf, LSIPNDS.sys which one is correct? should there be an inf file for bcmwl5.sys? Thanks for your help, Brian _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"