USB Wi-Fi adapter question

Predrag Punosevac punosevac at
Thu Oct 18 22:16:07 PDT 2007

icantthinkofone wrote:
> Predrag Punosevac wrote:
>> I was wondering if somebody can give me some information on 
>> Prism-family of USB Wi-Fi adapters.
>> I have an old one US Robotics USR1120 which I am so far unable to get 
>> recognized by FreeBSD box.
>> I have added  if_wi_load="YES" into my /boot/loader.conf  rebooted 
>> but dmesg still looks as
>> ugen0: vendor 0x0baf product 0x00eb, rev 1.10/1.32, addr 2
>> and the power light is off on the adapter.
>> What am I doing wrong?
>> The adapter is in perfect working condition as I checked on one of 
>> the OpenBSD boxes that I have. /////////////
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> My wifi power light is off on my prism2.5 laptop, too, but it works 
> just fine.  Some hardware won't give you the ability to turn it on in 
> FreeBSD.
Unfortunately the ifconfig output is not showing new Wi-Fi device even 
when I reboot. I was thinking about that possibility you are describing.

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