bwi(4) BCM4315 support?
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Sat Sep 19 07:18:05 UTC 2009
In message: <19e9a5dc0909180646g1e2a2e50wde781a16523bc743 at mail.gmail.com>
Gonzalo Nemmi <gnemmi at gmail.com> writes:
: On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 4:36 AM, Ian Freislich <ianf at clue.co.za> wrote:
: > Hi
: > I have the following card:
: > bwi0 at pci0:1:0:0: class=0x028000 card=0x1508103c chip=0x431514e4
: > rev=0x01 hdr=0x00
: > vendor = 'Broadcom Corporation'
: > device = 'Broadcom Wireless b/g (BCM4315/BCM22062000)'
: > class = network
: > By playing a little bit with the if_bwi source, I've managed to get
: > it detected to this point, but I obviously don't know what I'm
: > doing:
: > bwi0: <Broadcom BCM4315 802.11b/g Wireless Lan> mem 0xfeafc000-0xfeafffff
: > irq 16 at device 0.0 on pci1
: > bwi0: [ITHREAD]
: > bwi0: BBP: id 0x4312, rev 0x1, pkg 0
: > bwi0: MAC: rev 15
: > bwi0: PHY: type 5, rev 1, ver 6
: > bwi0: RF: manu 0x17f, type 0x0002, rev 0
: > bwi0: only BCM2050 RF is supported for 11G PHY
: > device_attach: bwi0 attach returned 6
: > Is there any thing I can try? Is there support on the horizon or
: > should I try and replace it with a supported card?
: > Ian
: Hi there Ian !
: Maybe you should get in touch with paradox from the forum.freebsd.org ... I
: think he´s working on it and on other chips too ... you might want to take a
: look in here: http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=2477&page=4
I've also been working with paradox to understand his patch set and to
integrate it into the tree...
However, did you load the firmware, as described in the bwi man page:
This driver requires firmware to be loaded before it will work. The
ports/net/bwi-firmware-kmod port needs to be installed before ifconfig(8)
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