something wrong with either port net/iwi-firmare or iwi driver in tree on current

fabian gast fgast at
Thu Dec 8 06:14:58 PST 2005


On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 12:45:21PM +0300, Vladimir Grebenschikov wrote:
> Hi
> It is happens on fresh 7-CURRENT.
> $ man 4 iwi
> ...
>      This driver requires firmware to be loaded before it will work.
> You need
>      to install the net/iwi-firmware port before ifconfig(8) will work
> ...

i had the same here. 
i just created /boot/firmeware and copied the firmware-files to it and iwi 
worked without iwicontrol.

the firmware-path is specified in sys/dev/iwi/if_iwi.c

fgast at hagbard:\> pwd
fgast at hagbard:\> grep -n  boot/firmware *
if_iwi.c:2563:  snprintf(path, sizeof path, "/boot/firmware/%s.fw", name);



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