if_ndis kernel crashing

Andrey Smirnov smir at delit.net
Tue Jun 29 08:01:15 PDT 2004

Johann Hugo wrote:
> On Sunday 27 June 2004 23:31, Matt Douhan wrote:
>>I am using if_ndis to get wlan support for my broadcom chipset wireless
>>card, since 3 days trying to build a new kernel it panics after if_ndis is
> I've had a similar experience, but with a ndis driver for an atheros wifi 
> card. If the kld's (ndis + if_ndis) are loaded from /boot/loader.conf is 
> crashes every time I boots up.
> If I do a normal boot (without loader.conf) and then do a kldload ndis + 
> if_ndis by hand then it works fine.
> Kernel = 5-20040625-CURRENT 
ndis usually needs access to files under /compat/ndis. So, it should be 
loaded _after_ root filesystem is mounted. So it should be loaded via 
scripts. Something like /etc/ifstart_ndis0.

Just my $0.02,

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