x220 notes

Adrian Chadd adrian at freebsd.org
Fri Feb 1 16:38:57 UTC 2013

Someone needs to pick that porting effort up, polish/finish it up, and
get it into FreeBSD.

I'm happy to commit whatever people agree to tidy up and maintain.



On 1 February 2013 04:52, Thomas Mueller <mueller6724 at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> From Andrey Fesenko <f0andrey at gmail.com>:
>> NDIS failed to raise working version. Win driver terrible ~5 firmware and other.
>> urtwn such as usb devices and no porting FreeBSD only dirty hack
>> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-wireless/2012-November/002539.html
>> just wanted to get wi-fi n-mode :) actively developed now like only ath.
>> I'll have to try again; NDIS failed the first time, but that might have been
>> due to something missing in kernel config regarding NDIS and ndisapi.
>> I can try with both WinXP and Win7 versions.
> I also want to try urtwn in NetBSD (I build the kernel and userland) and
> OpenBSD live USB.  OpenBSD apparently has no support for either USB 3.0 or
> GPT, can't access my hard drive at all.  NetBSD has no USB 3.0 support but
> supports GPT with partitions in a strange way, /dev/dk0, /dev/dk1, /dev/dk2,
> and so on, with this sequence spanning all GPT devices including USB hard
> drives and USB sticks.  I install NetBSD to a USB stick but have the source,
> and pkgsrc too, on an older FreeBSD UFS2/ffsv2 hard-drive partition where all
> the heavy work is done.
> Aside from the possibility of porting urtwn from OpenBSD or NetBSD, maybe it
> could be ported from Linux?
> Tom
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