amd64/120243: can't get work Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN on HP
Pavilion DV8000 with DeskTopBSD 1.6
swhetzel at gmail.com
Sun Feb 3 15:00:05 PST 2008
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From: "Scot Hetzel" <swhetzel at gmail.com>
To: ross <rostyslav at optonline.net>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: amd64/120243: can't get work Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN on HP Pavilion DV8000 with DeskTopBSD 1.6
Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2008 16:57:43 -0600
On Sun, Feb 3, 2008 at 2:05 PM, ross <rostyslav at optonline.net> wrote:
> >Number: 120243
> >Category: amd64
> >Synopsis: can't get work Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN on HP Pavilion DV8000 with DeskTopBSD 1.6
> the system shows interface -Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN- as -fwe0-, but it does not work at all. Help me please.
> i turned on in loader.conf "if_fwe_load="YES" and in KERNEL device fwe, device firewire is uncomment. i don't know what to do else.
To get the wireless working on the dv8000 systems, you need to
download the Windows XP driver:
188.8.131.52. - ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp33001-33500/sp33008.exe
extract the files using archivers/cabextract, then use ndisgen to
build the ndis driver for your wireless adapter.
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