Linksys WPC11 Wireless Card.

aksis aksis at
Wed Jan 12 09:00:54 PST 2005

On Tuesday 11 January 2005 08:52 am, Walker, Michael wrote:
> Hi
> I apologise for asking this, as I know for a fact this question has been
> asked before, however when searching the archives, I am finding conflicting
> answers.
> I have a Linksys WPC11 Version 4 wireless notebook adapter, and am
> wondering if anyone has successfully set this up using FreeBSD 5.3.
> I have read that Version 4 of the card uses a different chipset to previous
> versions and that this could cause some issues, how true is this?
> Also what options do I need to enable in my custom kernel, I read somewhere
> in the archives that I also need to disable some items in the kernel as
> well, could someone please elaborate?
> Thanks in advance.
> Mick Walker
> NAAFI Finance International
Its working on my 5.3-RELEASE with ndis (aka Project Evil):

man ndis

[aksis at vaio:~]:$ pciconf -lv
... snip ...
ndis0 at pci4:0:0: class=0x020000 card=0x00191737 chip=0x818010ec rev=0x20 
    vendor   = 'Realtek Semiconductor'
    device   = 'RTL8180L IEEE 802.11b Wireless MAC and Baseband Processor'
    class    = network
    subclass = ethernet

[aksis at vaio:~]:$ ifconfig ndis0
        inet a.b.c.d netmask 0x0000000 broadcast
        inet6 *%ndis0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x5
        ether 00:00:00:00:00:00
        media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (DS/11Mbps)
        status: associated
        ssid ME 1:ME
        channel 6 authmode OPEN powersavemode OFF powersavesleep 100
        rtsthreshold 2312 protmode CTS
        wepmode ON weptxkey somekey

[aksis at vaio:~]:$ ping -c 3
PING ( 56 data bytes
64 bytes from icmp_seq=0 ttl=242 time=58.070 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=242 time=58.553 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=2 ttl=242 time=60.377 ms

--- ping statistics ---
3 packets transmitted, 3 packets received, 0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/stddev = 58.070/59.000/60.377/0.993 ms

When you run 2 battelships into each other, they both sink.

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