CFT: major wireless changes

Stefan Ehmann shoesoft at gmx.net
Sat Jun 2 00:15:52 UTC 2007


On Saturday 02 June 2007 01:58:45 Sam Leffler wrote:
> Stefan Ehmann wrote:
> > On Friday 01 June 2007 19:49:26 Sam Leffler wrote:
> >> This patch against HEAD imports the work that's been sitting in the
> >> sam_wifi p4 branch:
> >>
> >> http://people.freebsd.org/~sam/sam_wifi-20070601.patch.gz
> >
> > I've just finshed buildworld/kernel on my notebook.
> >
> > I'm loading wlan_scan_sta.ko from loader.
> >
> > Excerpt from dmesg:
> >
> > iwi0: <Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG> ...
> > firmware: 'iwi_bss' version 300: 191142 bytes loaded at 0xc2d0c000
> > iwi0: firmware error
> >
> > ifconfig hangs and causes: iwi0: scan stuck
> >
> > If I increase debug.iwi, these are the last few messages. My AP seems to
> > be detected correctly, but there's some error right after authentication
> > (I'm using WPA2).
> >
> > received frame len=107 chan=11 rssi=25 rssi_dbm=67
> > rx done idx=21
> > Authentication succeded
> > iwi_newstate: AUTH -> ASSOC flags 0x21
> > rx done idx=22
> > iwi0: firmware error
> > iwi0: firmware error
> >
> > I hand transcribed these messages. If more details are needed, I'll dig
> > out a cable.
>
> Do you get the same behaviour w/o wpa?  iwi was the last driver updated
> and has some known issues.

If I disable security, I don't get the firmware error message and it seems to 
work. Though it's only working if I set ifconfig_iwi0="DHCP" in rc.conf. 
Configuring it as open network in wpa_supplicant.conf also gives the error 
message.


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