Hi Adrian,

Yup, its the bwn-firmware-kmod port. I installed that, but no luck.


On Sat, Jan 25, 2014 at 11:49 AM, Adrian Chadd <adr...@freebsd.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> It's a port that you have to build from source. bwi-kmod or something?
>
>
> -a
>
> On 24 January 2014 22:09, Harshad D <harsha...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > hello!
> >
> > Hi all, first post here.
> > Installed FreeBSD for the first time on my laptop. Have followed the
> > Handbook and got most things like X, XFCE, X config etc working.
> >
> > However, I am really having trouble trying to get wireless working. I
> have
> > tried the following till now:
> >
> > This is an extract about the wireless hardware from [cmd]pciconf[/cmd]:
> >
> > vendor     = 'Broadcom Corporation'
> > device     = 'BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY'
> > class      = network
> >
> >
> > So, as per the Handbook, I should use the bwn (4) driver.
> >
> > i have done the following till now:
> >
> >
> > Installed [file]bwn-firmware-kmod[/file] from ports
> > Added the following to [file]/boot/loader.conf[/file]
> >     if_bwn_load="YES"
> >     bwn_v4__lp_ucode_load="YES"
> >     # if_bwi_load="YES"
> >     wlan_scan_ap_load="YES"
> >    wlan_scan_sta_load="YES"
> >    wlan_wep_load="YES"
> >    wlan_ccmp_load="YES"
> >    wlan_tkip_load="YES"[/code]
> >
> > added this to rc.conf
> > wlans_bwn0="wlan0"
> > ifconfig_wlan0="ssid HSD DHCP"
> >
> > ****I am not sure about the DHCP part here. just something I have tried.
> >
> > And tried all that's shown here [url]
> >
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/network-wireless.html[/url]
> > .
> >
> > But still it doesn't work. ifconfig wlan0 up scan gives nothing:
> > root@BSDbox:~ # ifconfig wlan0 scan
> > root@BSDbox:~ #
> >
> >
> > dmesg output is:
> >
> > root@BSDbox:~ # dmesg|tail
> > bwn0: the fw file(bwn_v4_lp_ucode15) not found
> > bwn-open_v4_lp_ucode15: could not load firmware image, error 2
> > bwn0: the fw file(bwn-open_v4_lp_ucode15) not found
> > ubt0: <Broadcom Corp HP Integrated Module, class 224/1, rev 2.00/1.65,
> addr
> > 2> on usbus0
> > WARNING: attempt to domain_add(bluetooth) after domainfinalize()
> > WARNING: attempt to domain_add(netgraph) after domainfinalize()
> > bwn_v4_lp_ucode15: could not load firmware image, error 2
> > bwn0: the fw file(bwn_v4_lp_ucode15) not found
> > bwn-open_v4_lp_ucode15: could not load firmware image, error 2
> > bwn0: the fw file(bwn-open_v4_lp_ucode15) not found
> >
> >
> > ifconfig output:
> >
> > root@BSDbox:~ # ifconfig
> > bwn0: flags=8803<UP,BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 2290
> > ether 00:26:5e:46:3e:ba
> > nd6 options=29<PERFORMNUD,IFDISABLED,AUTO_LINKLOCAL>
> > media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (autoselect)
> > status: no carrier
> > re0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
> >
> options=8209b<RXCSUM,TXCSUM,VLAN_MTU,VLAN_HWTAGGING,VLAN_HWCSUM,WOL_MAGIC,LINKSTATE>
> > ether 00:23:5a:c6:da:5b
> > inet6 fe80::223:5aff:fec6:da5b%re0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x2
> > inet 192.168.0.104 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.0.255
> > nd6 options=23<PERFORMNUD,ACCEPT_RTADV,AUTO_LINKLOCAL>
> > media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex>)
> > status: active
> > lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 16384
> > options=600003<RXCSUM,TXCSUM,RXCSUM_IPV6,TXCSUM_IPV6>
> > inet6 ::1 prefixlen 128
> > inet6 fe80::1%lo0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x3
> > inet 127.0.0.1 netmask 0xff000000
> > nd6 options=21<PERFORMNUD,AUTO_LINKLOCAL>
> > wlan0: flags=8802<BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
> > ether 00:26:5e:46:3e:ba
> > nd6 options=29<PERFORMNUD,IFDISABLED,AUTO_LINKLOCAL>
> > media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (autoselect)
> > status: no carrier
> > ssid HSD channel 1 (2412 MHz 11b)
> > country US authmode WPA1+WPA2/802.11i privacy OFF txpower 30 bmiss 7
> > scanvalid 60 bgscan bgscanintvl 300 bgscanidle 250 roam:rssi 7
> > roam:rate 1 wme bintval 0
> >
> >
> > I can see that the firmware file is not being loaded. How do I get it to
> > load? I checked the /boot/firmware folder and it's empty. So I manually
> > copied.fw files from the bwn ports directory, but that didn't work
> either.
> > I tried renaming the module files (.ko) in /boot/modules to what the OS
> is
> > looking for, but that failed too. I am almost at my wit's end now, and
> > don't know how to go on from here. What do I need to do?
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