>
> > Unfortunately, it seems to connect in 802.11b mode,
> > even though I have tried forcing it to 802.11g or 802.11n modes with
> > the following entry in /etc/rc.conf:
> > ifconfig_wlan0="mode 11n country AU channel 11 WPA DHCP"
> >
> >
> > "# service netif restart" gives the following errors:
> > ifconfig: SIOCSIFMEDIA (media): Device not configured
> > kernel: iwm0: iwm_load_firmware: chunk 0 of 3 returned error 35
> > wpa_supplicant[1662]: ioctl[SIOCS80211, op=26, val=0, arg_len=0]:
> > Operation not supported
> >
> >
> > # ifconfig
> > iwm0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu
> 2290
> > ether 34:02:86:34:13:18
> > nd6 options=29<PERFORMNUD,IFDISABLED,AUTO_LINKLOCAL>
> > media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect mode 11b
> > status: associated
> > wlan0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu
> 1500
> > ether 34:02:86:34:13:18
> > inet 192.168.1.100 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.1.255
> > nd6 options=29<PERFORMNUD,IFDISABLED,AUTO_LINKLOCAL>
> > media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect mode 11b
> > status: associated
> > ssid 17aHindmarshAve channel 11 (2462 MHz 11b) bssid 04:f0:21:14:c9:7d
> > regdomain ROW country AU authmode WPA2/802.11i privacy ON
> > deftxkey UNDEF AES-CCM 2:128-bit AES-CCM 3:128-bit txpower 30 bmiss 10
> > scanvalid 60 roaming MANUAL
> > groups: wlan
> >
> >
> > Note that the new Lenovo X1 Carbon gen3 has the same hardware, so
> > should give similar results.
>
> I'm not sure it's doing 11b.  It's all firmware based, so it's probably
> doing
> 11g, but we're reporting it incorrectly.
>
> --
> Rui Paulo
>

The transfer speeds I am achieving support the theory that it is only
operating in 802.11b mode.

I am achieving up to 600kB/s when I use fetch(1) to transfer a file from an
NFS mount, compared to 2000kB/s when I use my USB wifi dongle in 802.11g
mode with the run(4) driver.

Regards,
Ben


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