Setting up atheros (168c:001c) wireless NIC in FreeBSD

Ashish Shukla आशीष शुक्ल wahjava.ml at gmail.com
Sat Sep 20 19:15:24 UTC 2008


fluffles net writes:

[...]

> I've been having the same problems with Dell 167G USB Wlan dongle using
> the "rum" driver. Also recent 8-CUR amd64.
> I cannot do a SSID scan because it returns me:
> ifconfig: unable to get scan results

Have you created a 'wlan0' interface, as mentioned in a posting[1] in freebsd-mobile@ .

References:
[1] - http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-mobile/2008-June/010773.html

I'm not sure if 'rum' also requires the same stuff as 'ath'.

HTH
Ashish
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