Question about Wireless USB Adapter
jhary at unsane.co.uk
Fri Sep 3 04:26:13 PDT 2004
On Fri, 3 Sep 2004, Daan Vreeken [PA4DAN] wrote:
> On Friday 03 September 2004 00:21, Vince Hoffman wrote:
> > On Thu, 2 Sep 2004, Daan Vreeken [PA4DAN] wrote:
> > > On Thursday 02 September 2004 05:53, Will Lieu wrote:
> > > > Hello,
> > > >
> > > > I was just wondering if FreeBSD is going/does it support the
> > > > following Wireless USB Adapter: Netgear MA111. If not do you know
> > > > where I can get the drivers for this? I've searched around around and
> > > > seemed to come up empty. Your reply would be greatly appreciated.
> > >
> > > As far as I could find, your device is based on the Prism-2 chipset.
> > > Linux claims to support the device with the wlan-ng driver, but as far as
> > > I know, FreeBSD doesn't have support for it (at this moment).
> > from man wi
> > The wi driver provides support for wireless network adapters based around
> > the Lucent Hermes, Intersil PRISM-II, Intersil PRISM-2.5, Intersil
> > Prism-3, and Symbol Spectrum24 chipsets. All five chipsets provide a
> > similar interface to the driver.
> > however i have no idea if this includes USB adapters,
> At this moment it doesn't.
> > the only usb
> > wireless driver i came across (or ever looked for for that matter) for
> > Freebsd was for Atmel based USB WLAN adapters
> > http://vitsch.net/bsd/atuwi/
> > it seemed to work quite well when i tried it.
> I wrote it :)
Doh so you did ;) I realy must pay more attention when i reply.
> I have a Prism-II USB WLAN adapter here at home, I just haven't had the time
> (yet) to look at it. Before I look at it I first want the atuwi driver to be
> in a "more finished" state..
> At this moment I think the atuwi driver is the only USB WLAN driver for
> FreeBSD. All adapters based on other chipset are unsupported at this moment.
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