Re: Thinkpad Wireless

2010-08-22 Thread Glen Barber
On 8/22/10 8:12 PM, Rem P Roberti wrote: I just acquired an IBM Thinkpad R51 on which I have installed 8.1 Release. I have scoured the handbook and tried a number of different combinations in /etc/rc.conf and /boot/loader.conf to get the wireless working, but so far with no luck. Can anyone

Re: Thinkpad Wireless

2010-08-22 Thread Glen Barber
On 8/22/10 10:47 PM, Glen Barber wrote: particularly where you configure wlan0 as the interface in rc.conf - pre-8.0-RELEASE, the convention was to use: ifconfig_ath0=DHCP where iwn0 was an Atheros-based chipset. The new way is to set the following in rc.conf: Of course, iwn0 is a

Re: Thinkpad Wireless

2010-08-22 Thread Rem P Roberti
On 8/22/10 8:12 PM, Rem P Roberti wrote: I just acquired an IBM Thinkpad R51 on which I have installed 8.1 Release. I have scoured the handbook and tried a number of different combinations in /etc/rc.conf and /boot/loader.conf to get the wireless working, but so far with no luck. Can

Re: Thinkpad Wireless

2010-08-22 Thread Glen Barber
On 8/22/10 11:00 PM, Rem P Roberti wrote: Thanks for your help so far. Yes, I have looked at the handbook section on wireless, and as a matter of fact I installed 8.1 on an ancient Compaq Presario (6GB HD!) and was able to configure the Atheros wireless pci card so that the computer works

Re: Thinkpad Wireless

2010-08-22 Thread Rob Byrnes
On 23 August 2010 13:14, Glen Barber glen.j.bar...@gmail.com wrote: On 8/22/10 11:00 PM, Rem P Roberti wrote: Thanks for your help so far.  Yes, I have looked at the handbook section on wireless, and as a matter of fact I installed 8.1 on an ancient Compaq Presario (6GB HD!) and was able to

Re: Thinkpad Wireless

2010-08-22 Thread Glen Barber
On 8/22/10 11:21 PM, Rob Byrnes wrote: [snip] echo 'legal.intel_iwi.license_ack=1' /boot/loader.conf echo 'if_iwi_load=YES' /boot/loader.conf echo 'iwi_bss_load=YES' /boot/loader.conf echo 'iwi_ibss_load=YES' /boot/loader.conf echo

Re: Thinkpad Wireless

2010-08-22 Thread Rem P Roberti
On 8/22/10 11:00 PM, Rem P Roberti wrote: Thanks for your help so far. Yes, I have looked at the handbook section on wireless, and as a matter of fact I installed 8.1 on an ancient Compaq Presario (6GB HD!) and was able to configure the Atheros wireless pci card so that the computer works

Re: Thinkpad Wireless

2010-08-22 Thread Glen Barber
On 8/22/10 11:28 PM, Rem P Roberti wrote: Yep, it was a typo. OK...iwi0 is now showing up in the ifconfig output. I shall make the (hopefully) appropriate entries in /etc/rc.conf and see what happens. Good to hear. Good luck! Regards, -- Glen Barber

Re: Thinkpad Wireless

2010-08-22 Thread Outback Dingo
good, keep going... youll get there On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 11:28 PM, Rem P Roberti remeg...@comcast.netwrote: On 8/22/10 11:00 PM, Rem P Roberti wrote: Thanks for your help so far. Yes, I have looked at the handbook section on wireless, and as a matter of fact I installed 8.1 on an

Re: Thinkpad Wireless

2010-08-22 Thread Rem P Roberti
On 8/22/10 11:28 PM, Rem P Roberti wrote: Yep, it was a typo. OK...iwi0 is now showing up in the ifconfig output. I shall make the (hopefully) appropriate entries in /etc/rc.conf and see what happens. Good to hear. Good luck! Regards, OK...here's what is happening now. I have put these

Re: Thinkpad Wireless

2010-08-22 Thread Glen Barber
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

Re: Thinkpad Wireless

2010-08-22 Thread Rem P Roberti
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. You are no doubt right...WPA was probably still in the authentication process. Clearly, everything is working

Re: Thinkpad Wireless

2010-08-22 Thread Glen Barber
On 8/23/10 12:11 AM, Rem P Roberti wrote: 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. You are no doubt right...WPA was probably still in the authentication

Re: Thinkpad Wireless

2010-08-22 Thread Outback Dingo
have you considered postfix running in satellite more or smart host ? On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 12:11 AM, Rem P Roberti remeg...@comcast.netwrote: 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