Comapq N401C and Wireless LAN W200

stan stanb at
Thu Nov 10 16:36:29 GMT 2005

I'd like to use my Compaq Wireless LAN W200 card under FreeBSD. This card
is a bit odd, in that it's actullay connectd via USB.

I appears thet the wi drive may support this card, but I don't see it in
ifconfig after booting.

Is there soem special magic to get it detected?

Herre's my dmesg:

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FreeBSD 4.11-STABLE #47: Wed Nov  9 14:05:52 CST 2005
    root at
Timecounter "i8254"  frequency 1193182 Hz
CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) III Mobile CPU      1200MHz (1196.14-MHz 686-class CPU)
  Origin = "GenuineIntel"  Id = 0x6b1  Stepping = 1
real memory  = 268238848 (261952K bytes)
avail memory = 255819776 (249824K bytes)
Preloaded elf kernel "kernel" at 0xc04ec000.
Preloaded elf module "snd_ich.ko" at 0xc04ec09c.
Preloaded elf module "snd_pcm.ko" at 0xc04ec13c.
Preloaded elf module "linprocfs.ko" at 0xc04ec1dc.
Pentium Pro MTRR support enabled
md0: Malloc disk
apm0: <APM BIOS> on motherboard
apm0: found APM BIOS v1.2, connected at v1.2
npx0: <math processor> on motherboard
npx0: INT 16 interface
pcib0: <Host to PCI bridge> on motherboard
pci0: <PCI bus> on pcib0
agp0: <Intel 82830 host to AGP bridge> mem 0x60000000-0x6fffffff at device 0.0 on pci0
pcib1: <PCI to PCI bridge (vendor=8086 device=3576)> at device 1.0 on pci0
pci1: <PCI bus> on pcib1
pci1: <ATI model 4c59 graphics accelerator> at 0.0 irq 11
pcib2: <PCI to PCI bridge (vendor=8086 device=2448)> at device 30.0 on pci0
pci2: <PCI bus> on pcib2
ohci0: <NEC uPD 9210 USB controller> mem 0x40080000-0x40080fff irq 10 at device 2.0 on pci2
usb0: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support
usb0: <NEC uPD 9210 USB controller> on ohci0
usb0: USB revision 1.0
uhub0: 3 ports with 3 removable, self powered
ohci1: <NEC uPD 9210 USB controller> mem 0x40100000-0x40100fff irq 10 at device 2.1 on pci2
usb1: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support
usb1: <NEC uPD 9210 USB controller> on ohci1
usb1: USB revision 1.0
uhub1: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
pci2: <USB controller> at 2.2 irq 10
pcic0: <TI PCI-1410 PCI-CardBus Bridge> mem 0x40180000-0x40180fff irq 11 at device 3.0 on pci2
pcic0: TI12XX PCI Config Reg: [speaker enable][pwr save][CSC serial isa irq]
pccard0: <PC Card 16-bit bus (classic)> on pcic0
fxp0: <Intel 82559ER Pro/100 Ethernet> port 0x2000-0x203f mem 0x40000000-0x4001ffff,0x40200000-0x40200fff irq 5 at device 4.0 on pci2
fxp0: Ethernet address 00:d0:59:c6:41:bf
inphy0: <i82555 10/100 media interface> on miibus0
inphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
pci2: <unknown card> (vendor=0x11c1, dev=0x045c) at 4.1 irq 5
isab0: <PCI to ISA bridge (vendor=8086 device=248c)> at device 31.0 on pci0
isa0: <ISA bus> on isab0
atapci0: <Intel ICH3 ATA100 controller> port 0x4440-0x444f,0-0x3,0-0x7,0-0x3,0-0x7 irq 11 at device 31.1 on pci0
ata0: at 0x1f0 irq 14 on atapci0
ata1: at 0x170 irq 15 on atapci0
pcm0: <Intel ICH3 (82801CA)> port 0x4400-0x443f,0x4000-0x40ff irq 11 at device 31.5 on pci0
pcm0: <Analog Devices AD1886A AC97 Codec>
orm0: <Option ROMs> at iomem 0xc0000-0xcdfff,0xd0000-0xd17ff on isa0
pmtimer0 on isa0
fdc0: <NEC 72065B or clone> at port 0x3f0-0x3f5,0x3f7 irq 6 drq 2 on isa0
fdc0: FIFO enabled, 8 bytes threshold
fd0: <1440-KB 3.5" drive> on fdc0 drive 0
atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> at port 0x60,0x64 on isa0
atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> flags 0x3 irq 1 on atkbdc0
kbd0 at atkbd0
psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0
psm0: model IntelliMouse, device ID 3
vga0: <Generic ISA VGA> at port 0x3c0-0x3df iomem 0xa0000-0xbffff on isa0
sc0: <System console> at flags 0x100 on isa0
sc0: VGA <16 virtual consoles, flags=0x300>
sio0 at port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 flags 0x10 on isa0
sio0: type 16550A
sio1: configured irq 3 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
ppc0: parallel port not found.
IPsec: Initialized Security Association Processing.
IP Filter: v3.4.35 initialized.  Default = pass all, Logging = enabled
ata1-slave: ATAPI identify retries exceeded
pccard: card inserted, slot 0
pccard: card removed, slot 0
ad0: 28615MB <HITACHI_DK23DA-30> [58140/16/63] at ata0-master UDMA33
acd0: DVD-ROM <Compaq DVD-ROM DV28EB> at ata1-master WDMA2
pcm0: measured ac97 link rate at 55933 Hz
pccard: card inserted, slot 0
ugen0: Compaq Computers Compaq WLAN MultiPort W200, rev 1.10/0.00, addr 2
Mounting root from ufs:/dev/ad0s1a
wi0 at port 0x240-0x27f irq 11 slot 0 on pccard0
wi0: 802.11 address: 00:04:5a:0d:5d:ad
wi0: using RF:PRISM2 MAC:HFA3841 CARD:HWB3163 rev.A
wi0: Intersil Firmware: Primary 0.03.00, Station 0.08.03

Thes 2 entries get added after trying to turn the card on wiht [FN] F2

ugen0: at uhub0 port 2 (addr 2) disconnected
ugen0: detached

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