Acer Aspire 5102 WLMi with Turion 64 X2 dual-core TL-50 1.6 GHz on FreeBSD 6.2 ACPI problems

Abdullah Al-Marrie almarrie at gmail.com
Thu Dec 21 04:37:46 PST 2006


On 12/21/06, Scot Hetzel <swhetzel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/20/06, Abdullah Al-Marrie <almarrie at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello guys,
> >
> > I have problem with my new laptop Acer Aspire 5102 WLMi which has AMD
> > Turion™ 64 X2 dual-core TL-50 1.6 GHz with 1.5 GB of ram.
> >
> > I'm running i386 6.2-RC1 upgraded to 6.2-PRELEASE via RELENG6 tag
> > since I don't have more than 4 GB of ram.
> >
> > 1. The FreeBSD can't detect the builtin wlan chip which is Broadcom
> > BCM 4318 Rev 2.
> >
> You need to use the Windows NDIS driver to use the Broadcom Wireless adapter.
>
> You just need to download the driver from Acer's web site, and then
> use ndisgen to build the kernel module.
>
> Scot

I tried that it's still not detected, as I mentioned before, I use
linksys wpc54g pcmcia to use the wlan in home till this issue with
Acer ACPI  get sorted out.

Thank you,

-Abdullah


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