[iwn driver] SIOCS80211 error on 4965AGN

Sam Leffler sam at freebsd.org
Thu Aug 14 04:05:45 UTC 2008

Rohit Tripathi wrote:
>> Yes, I'm running current and have compiled both GENERIC for amd64 and
>> a custom kernel with debugging disabled and iwn driver built in but
>> neither worked. I have also followed instructions in both
>> networking-wireless.html and the above entry.
>> Putting the line
>> wlans_iwn0=wlan0
> I tried something else today....manually build and install iwn
> firmware from sys/modules/iwn, checked that loader.conf has the line
> legal.intel_iwn.license_ack=1, the device is recognized as iwn0 but I
> tried to set both wlans_iwn0 and wlans_ath0 to wlan0, but still no
> luck :( Can someone provide the actual command that is used to create
> wlan0 alias?

ifconfig wlan create wlandev iwn0
ifconfig iwn0 up
dhclient iwn0

> Another difference I noticed between 7.0 release and current: my
> Symbol spectrum 24 card was detected correctly under 7.0 as the
> interface wi0, but under current (after enabling firmware option for
> symbol) it is not.
wi no longer supports symbol cards.  Folks are welcome to add support.


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