ipw2200 freebsd 7 firmware problem
fernando.apesteguia at gmail.com
Wed May 21 21:31:57 UTC 2008
On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 10:33 AM, Vince Hoffman <jhary at unsane.co.uk> wrote:
> Fernando Apesteguía wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have an ipw2200 bg. I can't make it work under FreeBSD 7 on AMD64.
>> This is the output of pciconf -lv
>> none0 at pci0:0:5:0: class=0x028000 card=0x27028086 chip=0x42208086
>> rev=0x05 hdr=0x00
>> vendor = 'Intel Corporation'
>> device = 'MPCI3B driverIntel PRO/Wireless 2200BG'
>> class = network
>> dmesg shows the following:
>> pci0: <network> at device 5.0 (no driver attached)
>> I tried to instal the iwi-firmware from ports:
> Have you read the manpage for iwi?
No, I tried with iwi-firmware and iwicontrol and none of them existed.
> no ports are needed the firmware is now in the base system, Just add the
> entries as specified in this snippet from man iwi
So... shouldn't this port be removed?
> Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the
> following lines in loader.conf(5):
> In both cases, place the following lines in loader.conf(5) to load the
> firmware modules:
> This driver requires firmware to be loaded before it will work. For
> the loaded firmware to work the license at
> /usr/share/doc/legal/intel_iwi/LICENSE must be agreed to and the
> follow-ing line be added to loader.conf(5):
I'll try it. But AFAIK, I have to recompile the kernel cause the
"device iwi" line is missing.
Am i right?
Thanks in advance
>> ===> iwi-firmware-2.4_8 is configured with iwicontrol(8) which you
>> don't need, use 'make rmconfig' and uncheck CONTROL.
>> *** Error code 1
>> Stop in /usr/ports/net/iwi-firmware.
>> I tried the suggested workaround, but I got:
>> ===> No user-specified options configured for iwi-firmware-2.4_8
>> I tried with pkg_add -r iwi-firmware-2.4_8 and I got
>> Error: FTP Unable to get
>> File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access)
>> pkg_add: unable to fetch
>> by URL
>> My ports are up to date (cvsup.de.FreeBSD.org)
>> So... How can I make the wireless card work?
>> Any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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