Intel WiFi 5100/5300

Bernhard Schmidt bschmidt at
Sun Oct 25 09:24:10 UTC 2009

On Saturday 24 October 2009 21:41:39 Sam Fourman Jr. wrote:
> Just wanted to make everyone aware that OpenBSD just 1 hour ago commited
> a bunch of changes to their iwn driver. maybe some of it is useful for
> FreeBSD as well?
> Log message:
> huge diff introducing many of the recent changes made by intel to iwlwifi:
> - ICT interrupts for >=5000 series (avoids reading IWN_INT which is slow)
> - support v2 firmware header (including build number)
> - switch to v2 firmware api (requires a firmware package upgrade)
> - initial support for 1000 series and initial bits for upcoming 6000
> series (untested as hardware is not available to the general public)
> - many bug fixes, including workarounds for hardware bugs
> make sure to update your iwn-firmware package to iwn-firmware-5.2.

Definitely, I'll look into that. 


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