ipw in 8.0-BETA1

Sam Leffler sam at errno.com
Fri Jul 17 15:17:55 UTC 2009

James Butler wrote:
> Greetings
> Are ipw devices expected to work in 8.0-BETA1? Mine apparently
> doesn't. I have updated my rc.conf according to the instructions in
> UPDATING relating to wlans; the wlan0 interface is created, but
> wpa_supplicant doesn't associate.
> I ask after seeing this snippet from the list back in March:
>> Unfortunately the vap conversion of the ipw driver never was completed
>> (it's the only driver in the tree that is known to be totally broken).  It's on
>> my todo list for 8.0 but would happily defer to someone else :).
> If the answer is yes, then I'll try a little harder.

Sorry the driver never got fixed after conversion to vaps; it's on the 
8.0 TODO list.  I'm not sure it's going to be fixed before 8.0.


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