Project Evil & ACX100-based cards (D-Link DWL-520+)

Maxim Sobolev sobomax at
Tue Jun 8 06:33:17 GMT 2004

Alexander Leidinger wrote:

> On Mon, 07 Jun 2004 04:59:38 +0300
> Maxim Sobolev <sobomax at> wrote:
>>Hi Bill,
>>I'm trying to make my D-Link DWL-520+ card working with if_ndis, but no 
>>luck yet. The card is correctly detected, driver attaches to it. If I 
>>configure it in the adhoc mode it is seen from the nearby machine and 
>>connected to, but traffic doesn't flow. :-(
>>Any ideas? Please let me know if more information is necessary.
> Have you tried the FreeBSD native KLD ( I've installed it
> on my brother's system and on a system of a friend. Both don't complain,
> so I assume it works for them (you may perhaps need to do a "ifconfig
> acx0 down; sleep 5; ifconfig acx0 up" after booting, but then it should
> negotiate with an AP).

Thank you for the hint, but as long as I know native driver doesn't work 
in the adhoc mode, at least I was unable to make it working and this 
(mis)behaviour is acknoweleged by driver's author in the mailing list. :(

Unfortunately I don't have any AP here.


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