Wireless NICs on 7.2

Paul B. Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Wed Jul 1 17:55:38 UTC 2009

On 7/1/09, Robert Hall <rjhjr0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been trying to get a Linksys WMP54G v. 4.1 to work on FBSD 7.2.
> It sort of works with the ral driver; I can set the ssid and inet and
> other values, but it won't associate with the access point or
> establish a useful connection.

Does it get any scan results?
What kind of AP setup: NONE, WEP, WPA, WPA2 ... ?

> I've tried compiling ndis drivers for both the Linksys and a Belkin
> F5D7000 v. 7032 that I bought for my XP box. Both drivers crash the
> system when they load, leading to a reboot. Groveling through vmcore
> doesn't give me any clues about why the Belkin ndis crashes. The
> Linksys crash sends a message that it can't open
> /compat/ndis/rt2561s.bin. I googled for the firmware files and put
> them in /compat/ndis, but ndis still crashes. Both cards work fine on
> the XP box.

You are using i386 FreeBSD, right?

> Has anyone gotten either card to work on 7.2, either by using the ral
> driver or by compiling an ndis driver?
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