Call for Test and Review: bwn(4) - another Broadcom Wireless
buganini at gmail.com
Sat Apr 24 15:42:54 UTC 2010
No luck here, it's still keeping scanning channels.
On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 1:34 AM, Ian FREISLICH <ianf at clue.co.za> wrote:
> Buganini wrote:
>> Hi, I got a Lenovo G450 with
>> siba_bwn0 at pci0:4:0:0: class=0x028000 card=0x04b514e4 chip=0x431514e4
>> rev=0x01 hdr=0x00
>> vendor = 'Broadcom Corporation'
>> device = 'Broadcom Wireless b/g (BCM4315/BCM22062000)'
>> class = network
>> 4315 is not in supported list, but however the driver took the device
>> bwn_v4_lp_ucode.ko was not loaded automatically, so I loaded it
>> manually ifconfig scan seem freeze, I can `ifconfig list scan` later
>> and found access point correctly, but I can't associate with them, it
>> just keep scanning channels.
> I found that if I 'ifconfig wlan0 destroy' followed by 'ifconfig
> wlan0 create wlandev bwn0' it works.
> ifconfig_wlan0="WPA DHCP"
> The corollery is that it doesn't work first time on reboot. I need
> to either '/etc/rc.d/netif restart' and if that panics the machine,
> destroy wlan0 and then restart netif.
> Then wlan0/bwn0 associates correctly with this device.
> Ian Freislich
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