Cisco Aironet MPI350: dualboot
duanewinner at att.net
Sun Feb 1 14:15:57 PST 2004
Thanks very much!
I was able to perform this and make it work on both XP and FreeBSD
4.9-RELEASE boots. (Had to pound them both with the proverbial baseball
bat a couple of times, but I got it working :)
Never would have thought (or found) of downgrading the NDIS drivers.
On Sat, 2004-01-31 at 00:59, Jake Khuon wrote:
> ### On Fri, 30 Jan 2004 23:19:03 -0500, Duane Winner <duanewinner at att.net>
> ### casually decided to expound upon freebsd-mobile
> ### <freebsd-mobile at freebsd.org> the following thoughts about "Cisco Aironet
> ### MPI350: dualboot":
> DW> But now, unfortunately, I'm in a situation where I need to configure
> DW> some laptops with dualboot (XP & FreeBSD). I think what I've discovered
> DW> is that while the old firmware must be used for FreeBSD/Linux, the cisco
> DW> adapter won't work under XP unless the firmware is upgraded, thus I
> DW> think I'm looking at a conflict of interests here.
> DW> (summary: it seems that if I upgrade the firmware to the latest version,
> DW> wireless in xp will work, but when I activate 'an0' in freebsd and run
> DW> dhclient, my t30 seizes. Conversely, if i downgrade the firmware,
> DW> freebsd works, but then XP can't negotiate a dhcp address.)
> I'm running the older firmware (5.00.01) on my card. In order to make it
> work in Windows, you need to install NDIS driver version 2.2.2 instead of
> the newer Windows NDIS drivers. You should then be able to dual-boot fine.
> Here's the procedure I used:
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