Dell 5160 & Wireless Ethernet

Philip M. Golllucci pgollucci at
Mon Feb 28 07:57:31 GMT 2005


I've got a dell 5160 notebook with builtin wireless ethernet.
Windows XP home detects it as Dell Wireless WLAN 1350 Mini-PCI Card

Freebsd5.2.1-RELEASE detects it as

cardbus0: <CardBus bus> on cbb0
pccard0: <16-bit PCCard bus> on cbb0
cbb0: [MPSAFE]
fwohci0: vendor=104c, dev=8029
fwohci0: <1394 Open Host Controller Interface> mem 
0xfaff4000-0xfaff7fff,0xfaffb800-0xfaffbfff irq 16 at device 4.1 on pci2
fwohci0: OHCI version 1.10 (ROM=0)
fwohci0: No. of Isochronous channel is 4.
fwohci0: EUI64 37:4f:c0:00:3a:98:e4:c1
fwohci0: Phy 1394a available S400, 2 ports.
fwohci0: Link S400, max_rec 2048 bytes.
firewire0: <IEEE1394(FireWire) bus> on fwohci0
fwe0: <Ethernet over FireWire> on firewire0
if_fwe0: Fake Ethernet address: 36:4f:c0:98:e4:c1
sbp0: <SBP-2/SCSI over FireWire> on firewire0
fwohci0: Initiate bus reset
fwohci0: BUS reset
fwohci0: node_id=0xc000ffc0, gen=1, CYCLEMASTER mode
firewire0: 1 nodes, maxhop <= 0, cable IRM = 0 (me)
firewire0: bus manager 0 (me)

unfortunately, I have 0 experience with firewire. 
I edited my  /etc/rc.conf file accordingly

/stand/sysinstall doesn't pick it up.

    Fedora 3 doesn't seem to know what to do with it either

Thanks in advance.

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