broadcom network card problem

Glen Barber hexidigital at
Fri Nov 16 15:12:16 PST 2007

svetimas alien said: 
> Hello,
> I have lenovo v200 laptop with boardcom network card but my FreeBSD 6.2 does
> not detect it. I tryed loading win drivers, with kldload, converted with
> ndisgen but always get kernel panic.  pciconf -lv shows this:
> none4 at pci5:0:0 class=0x020000 card=0x3c2c17aa chip=0x1713144e4 rev=0x02
> hdr=0x00
>     vendor   = 'Broadcom corporation'
>     class    = network
>     subclass ethernet
> How to load this?

What is the full name of the driver? bcmwl5_sys ?
If so, copy it into the /boot/kernel/ directory, and
load it with `kldload bcmwl5_sys` (or add 
bcmwl5_sys_load="YES" to your /etc/rc.conf).

> I also have bce and bge kompiled in my kernel.

When this module is loaded, you will get a ndis0 device,
not bce or bge.

Glen Barber

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