Broadcom BCM4310 USB Controller (Wifi)

Paul B Mahol onemda at
Fri Oct 29 07:07:40 UTC 2010

On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 6:34 AM, Scot Hetzel <swhetzel at> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 12:59 AM, Matthias Apitz <guru at> wrote:
>> I booted the 8-CURRENT this morning, loaded the module with kldload(8) and
>> wlan0 came up by its own (I did not realized this yesterday). I have in
>> rc.conf:
>> wlans_ndis0="wlan0"
>> ifconfig_wlan0="WPA DHCP"
>> wpa_supplicant(8) started after kldload, and associated the
>> interface with my AP; had to do the DHCP by hand, don't know why?
> The problem is that the Broadcom NDIS driver is generating connection
> events, but nothing is relaying that information to the wpa_supplicant
> daemon.  Since the wpa_supplicant daemon doesn't see a connection
> event, it retries connecting
> I had created a patch in PR 113915 which solves this problem:
> Give it a try, if it solves your problem submit a followup to the PR.

Hmm, ndis_events are required if you use  -Dndis and wpa/rsn and need
to get event of PMKIDs.
For other uses it is of no use.

Try -Dbsd driver for wpa_supplicant with code from here:

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