USB Wi-Fi adapter question

icantthinkofone icantthinkofone at
Thu Oct 18 22:21:27 PDT 2007

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.

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