Call for Test and Review: bwn(4) - another Broadcom Wireless
weongyo.jeong at gmail.com
Sat Apr 24 23:57:46 UTC 2010
On Sat, Apr 24, 2010 at 11:42:53PM +0800, Buganini wrote:
> No luck here, it's still keeping scanning channels.
> On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 1:34 AM, Ian FREISLICH <ianf at clue.co.za> wrote:
> > Buganini wrote:
> >> Hi, I got a Lenovo G450 with
> >> siba_bwn0 at pci0:4:0:0: class=0x028000 card=0x04b514e4 chip=0x431514e4
> >> rev=0x01 hdr=0x00
> >> ?? ?? vendor ?? ?? = 'Broadcom Corporation'
> >> ?? ?? device ?? ?? = 'Broadcom Wireless b/g (BCM4315/BCM22062000)'
> >> ?? ?? class ?? ?? ??= network
> >> 4315 is not in supported list, but however the driver took the device
> >> bwn_v4_lp_ucode.ko was not loaded automatically, so I loaded it
> >> manually ifconfig scan seem freeze, I can `ifconfig list scan` later
> >> and found access point correctly, but I can't associate with them, it
> >> just keep scanning channels.
> > I found that if I 'ifconfig wlan0 destroy' followed by 'ifconfig
> > wlan0 create wlandev bwn0' it works.
> > /etc/rc.conf:
> > ---
> > wlans_bwn0="wlan0"
> > ifconfig_wlan0="WPA DHCP"
> > ---
> > The corollery is that it doesn't work first time on reboot. ??I need
> > to either '/etc/rc.d/netif restart' and if that panics the machine,
> > destroy wlan0 and then restart netif.
> > Then wlan0/bwn0 associates correctly with this device.
If you're a CURRENT user could you please show me the result of `netstat
-ni' after updating latest CURRENT and keeping scanning channels?
In LP-PHY AFAIK there's a DMA Fatal error issue which isn't solved yet.
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