Neither of those drivers have active maintainers in FreeBSD. I'm sorry. :(
On 21 August 2014 11:59, Chuck Burns <brea...@gmail.com> wrote:
> There was a bug filed about 7 months ago, with iwi crashing under heavy
> usage. I am also hitting this bug under 10-stable.
> Things that trigger the bug are heavy two-way usage, such as
> bittorrent/aria2c and X11-forwarding over my LAN.
> The original reporter had this bug under 10.0-RELEASE, and I was under
> Took several reboots (and quite a bit of $HOME corruption as well) to track
> down a semi-reliable way to reproduce the bug.
> It does not always trigger a kernel panic, but iwi will always die with
> "iwi0: Firmware Error" and usually, attempting to restart netif will cause
> the panic. Even restarting netif will not bring the system back.
> I've got a urtw0 usb dongle that I can sometimes get to work after the iwi0
> goes belly up, but not always.... (and for the record, I had tons of
> trouble with urtw0 back in 9-current, and it was -never- made stable for
> With that said, however, iwi0 seems to be perfectly stable under OpenBSD
> and various Linux distros, which makes me wonder if A) do we need a
> different firmware version? or B) is there a problem with our
> implementation of the driver?
> I'm happy to provide as much more information as I can (I'm currently not
> running FreeBSD on this machine, but that is easily, and quickly remedied
> if anyone wants to attempt a fix with me)
> Chuck Burns
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