kern/98162: [feature request] AcerHK driver port needed for
enabling WiFi on Acer's laptops
WillyTP at GMail.com
Sat Jun 3 18:40:18 PDT 2006
The following reply was made to PR kern/98162; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Willy TP <WillyTP at GMail.com>
To: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org, William.Anderle at Alice.it
Subject: Re: kern/98162: [feature request] AcerHK driver port needed for enabling
WiFi on Acer's laptops
Date: Sun, 04 Jun 2006 03:37:15 +0200
Hi, actually I haven't tried with NDISulator, but I don't think it will
Even in Windows, for enabling/disabling WiFi radio we have to install a
program from Acer, called "Launch Manager".
Under FreeBSD, I tried this trick for making WiFi driver (in my case,
2)Enable wireless radio through AcerHK driver (echo 1 >
3)*Soft* reboot into FreeBSD
If WiFi configuration is correct, it will work as it should be.
For discovering if the WiFi radio is actually on, I followed this procedure:
1)AP turned on
2)Run this command:
ifconfig ath0 list ap
If nothing is shown, WLAN hardware is disabled.
Next days I'll try with NDISulator and report.
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