Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Mon Jun 26 21:03:36 UTC 2006

"Derrick Ryalls" <ryallsd at gmail.com> writes:

> Prior to updating to 6.1, my Intel 2200 BG worked fairly well using
> iwi-firmware and wpa_supplicant.  Now, the firmware fails to load so I
> cannot connect.  I did some searching and some people recommend
> installing iwi-firmware-kmod.  When I try to do so, it is marked as
> ignored and is uninstallable.  Another suggestion is to use code in
> /usr/src/sys/dev/iwi but I don't see a make file and I haven't a clue
> on what to do with that code anyway.
> Does anyone know what I need to do to get this nic working again?
> #uname -a
> 6.1-STABLE FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE #1: Wed Jun  7 03:18:16 PDT 2006

Can you be more precise about what goes wrong?

I also suspect that you would have better luck installing the ports if
you updated your ports tree.  But that's just a guess.

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