howto load or install wlan_wep module on freeBSD 5.4 ?

Andrew L. Gould algould at
Mon Aug 8 21:42:58 GMT 2005

On Mon,  8 Aug 2005 17:19:54 -0400 (EDT)
"PK" <piotrekk at> wrote:
> yes, but cable is disabled at the moment 

Do you mean that the cable is unplugged or that you removed the
interface configuration?  Unplugging the cable does not change or
remove the interface configuration.

Reconfigure your cabled interface to, then test your wireless
interface again.

> I think there is a problem with DS/1Mbps
> this driver seems to allow by default the transfer rate: 1 Mbps 
> my wlan access point accept only 54Mbps !
> I think I must change to 54Mbps using ifconfig
> Do you know, howto change this ?
> # ifconfig ath0 media DS/54Mbps
> ifconfig: unknown media subtype: DS/54Mbps

I think this is handled automatically by default.  (I could be very

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