Problem in wpi firmware
Benjamin.Close at clearchain.com
Mon Nov 19 16:17:54 PST 2007
Rene Ladan wrote:
> 2007/11/19, LINGAM RAVI KIRAN <l_ravikiran_2000 at yahoo.com>:
>> Hi friends,
>> I am trying to get wifi in hp nc6400 laptop, i have Intel 3945ABG NIC card, i installed wpi package, but there is some problem in firmware or some silly mistake i am doing, which i could not figure out. My system configuration is:
>> Intel 3945ABG NIC card
>> FreeBSD 8.0 current
>> Problem is :
>> bad dmamem_alloc_memory
>> and after that
>> firmware wpifw could not load.
> Since you're running CURRENT, you could try the version included in
> the cvs source (remove the manually downloaded version first). The
> cvs version should work (my wpi card still fails with an error 17 upon
> association). It also includes the firmware image.
> Expect some harmless messages about misaligned memory when loading the driver.
The misaligned memory messages should disappear with a patch I'll be
putting in p4 tonight. As to the association issue can you please try
the version in p4 and see if it fixes your problem?
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