docs/55440: [PATCH] correction of wi(4)
l.ertl at univie.ac.at
Sun Aug 10 11:20:21 UTC 2003
>Synopsis: [PATCH] correction of wi(4)
>Arrival-Date: Sun Aug 10 04:20:16 PDT 2003
>Originator: Lukas Ertl
>Release: FreeBSD 5.1-CURRENT i386
Vienna University Computer Center
System: FreeBSD korben 5.1-CURRENT FreeBSD 5.1-CURRENT #24: Sat Aug 9 13:17:00 CEST 2003 le at korben:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/KORBEN i386
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RCS file: /usr/local/bsdcvs/src/share/man/man4/wi.4,v
retrieving revision 1.51
diff -u -r1.51 wi.4
--- share/man/man4/wi.4 19 Jul 2003 06:19:43 -0000 1.51
+++ share/man/man4/wi.4 10 Aug 2003 11:04:50 -0000
@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@
Except for the Lucent WaveLAN Bronze cards, all cards supported by the
driver support WEP for encryption.
-To enable encryption, use the
+To enable encryption, use
.Xr ifconfig 8
as shown below.
@@ -94,7 +94,7 @@
.Dq "legacy Lucent ad-hoc mode" ,
predates the IEEE 802.11 specification and so may not interoperate
with cards from different vendors.
-The standardized point-to-point mode, is called IBSS (or confusingly
+The standardized point-to-point mode is called IBSS (or confusingly
just ad-hoc mode), but is not supported by cards with very old
If your cards supports IBSS mode, it is recommended that you use it in
@@ -247,9 +247,10 @@
Wisecom Wireless LAN PCI Adapter
-The following addapters have the same model numbers as those listed
+The following adapters have the same model numbers as those listed
above, but might not work if the actual card is after the change away
-from the Prism family.
+from the Prism family:
.Bl -item -compact
@@ -293,7 +294,8 @@
Create a host-based access point with WEP enabled (Prism only):
.Bd -literal -offset indent
ifconfig wi0 inet 192.168.0.10 netmask 0xffffff00 ssid my_ap \e
- wepmode on wepkey 0x1234567890 media DS/11Mbps mediaopt hostap
+ wepmode on wepkey 0x1234567890 media DS/11Mbps \e
+ mediaopt hostap
Create a host-based wireless bridge to fxp0 (Prism only):
@@ -309,14 +311,14 @@
.It "wi%d: init failed"
-The WaveLAN card failed to come ready after an initialization command
+The WaveLAN card failed to become ready after an initialization command
.It "wi%d: failed to allocate %d bytes on NIC"
The driver was unable to allocate memory for transmit frames in the
NIC's on-board RAM.
This can also be an indication of an incorrectly configured interrupt.
.It "wi%d: device timeout"
-The WaveLAN failed to generate an interrupt to acknowledge a transmit
+The WaveLAN card failed to generate an interrupt to acknowledge a transmit
.Sh SEE ALSO
@@ -374,7 +376,7 @@
Lucent cards prior to firmware version 6.0.6 do not support IBSS
-These cards support only the pre 802.11 mode known as
+These cards support only the pre-802.11 mode known as
.Dq "demo ad-hoc mode"
which does not interoperate with stations in IBSS mode.
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