Re: Wi-Fi: HP ZBook 17 G2

From: Rodney W. Grimes <freebsd-rwg_at_gndrsh.dnsmgr.net>
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 11:38:01 -0700 (PDT)
> According to <https://bsd-hardware.info/?probe=1ef99f31dd#d12>, iwm(4) 
> should work.
> 
> Neither wpa_gui (with wpa_supplicant-devel 2021.06.14) nor 
> net-mgt/wifimgr can detect any network.
> 
> What am I missing?

I am not sure.. but... see below...

> 
> /etc/rc.conf includes:
> 
> create_args_wlan0="country GB regdomain etsi"

You can try adding "up" to that string, I would think
the this was already handled by the wlan ifconfig code
though, but given your output the devices was never
brought up.

> wlans_iwm0="wlan0"
> ifconfig_wlan0="WPA SYNCDHCP"
> 
> ----
> 
> wlan0: flags=8802<BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
                   ^UP is missing, the interface has not been started.

>  ??? ether ?:?:?:?:?:?
>  ??? groups: wlan
>  ??? ssid "" channel 1 (2412 MHz 11b)
>  ??? regdomain ETSI country GB authmode OPEN privacy OFF txpower 30
>  ??? bmiss 10 scanvalid 60 wme bintval 0
>  ??? parent interface: iwm0
>  ??? media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (autoselect)
>  ??? status: no carrier
>  ??? nd6 options=29<PERFORMNUD,IFDISABLED,AUTO_LINKLOCAL>
> 
> ----
> 
> FreeBSD 14.0-CURRENT #0 main-n248042-f808bb9b7e5-dirty: Sat Jul 17 
> 16:15:31 EDT 2021 
> root_at_testpc-freebsd.davidgroup:/usr/obj/usr/home/david/FreeBSD/src/amd64.amd64/sys/GENERIC 
> 1400026 1400026
> 
> 

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Rod Grimes                                                 rgrimes_at_freebsd.org
Received on Fri Jul 23 2021 - 18:38:01 UTC

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