FreeBSD 5.1 + WaveLAN compatiable PCMCIA problems
daniel at hawton.org
Mon Sep 29 16:29:13 PDT 2003
Thanks, that seemed to work for me!
Gernot Hueber wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> On 2003.09.27 22:15, Daniel Hawton wrote:
>> I have an Orinoco Gold which is supposidely a WaveLAN compatiable card.
>> It has been detected by FreeBSD 5.1. I execute ifconfig functions to
>> set the proper settings for my home, and then run dhclient wi0 to
>> obtain an ip address for it from my home DHCPd server. When I do, I
>> get the following errors:
>> wi0: wi_cmd: busy bit won't clear
>> wi0: init failed
>> wi0: failed to allocate 2372 bytes on NIC
>> wi0: tx buffer allocation error (error 12)
>> wi0: interface not running
> Try to update the firmware of the wlan interface, the upgrade to the
> most current version moved away all problems I had with the adapter.
>> This is a GENERIC kernel, every document I read didn't say anything
>> about recompiling the kernel, so I didn't think I had to.
>> Any help would be much appreciated,
>> thanks in advance,
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