FreeBSD 8.0 and Atheros AzureWave wireless chipset

Warren Block wblock at
Thu Nov 26 06:06:13 UTC 2009

On Wed, 25 Nov 2009, Brett Glass wrote:

> Just tried installing FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE on an Eee PC, and it works
> pretty well -- except for the wireless interface, which is dead, dead,
> dead. It's an Atheros "AzureWave" chipset, and it did work with the
> included Linux distro before I wiped the disk and installed FreeBSD.
> Any ideas as to how I can get it working with FreeBSD 8.0?

Dead as in doesn't show in dmesg/pciconf, or dead as in "I didn't hear 
about having to use wlan0 now"?

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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