outbackdingo at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 03:35:15 UTC 2010
good, keep going... youll get there
On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 11:28 PM, Rem P Roberti <remegius at comcast.net>wrote:
> On 8/22/10 11:00 PM, Rem P Roberti wrote:
>>> Thanks for your help so far. Yes, I have looked at the handbook section
>>> on wireless, and as a matter of fact I installed 8.1 on an ancient
>>> Compaq Presario (6GB HD!) and was able to configure the Atheros wireless
>>> pci card so that the computer works quite well. OK...the info I gleaned
>>> from pciconf -lv shows:
>>> device = 'driverIntel PRO/Wirelss 220BG (MPC13B'
>>> Perfect. Is "220BG" a typo? I see that iwi(4) supports 2200BG/2225BG
>> and so on. If it _is_ a typo, try this:
>> echo 'legal.intel_iwi.license_ack=1'>> /boot/loader.conf
>> echo 'if_iwi_load="YES"'>> /boot/loader.conf
>> echo 'iwi_bss_load="YES"'>> /boot/loader.conf
>> echo 'iwi_ibss_load="YES"'>> /boot/loader.conf
>> echo 'iwi_monitor_load="YES"'>> /boot/loader.conf
>> (Note, the differentiation between the single- and double-quotes.)
>> After a reboot, you should see iwi0 in ifconfig(8) output. (I'm not
>> aware of a way to acknowledge the license agreement without a reboot.)
>> Then you should be able to configure your wlan0 device similarly to your
>> Hope this helps.
> Yep, it was a typo. OK...iwi0 is now showing up in the ifconfig output. I
> shall make the (hopefully) appropriate entries in /etc/rc.conf and see what
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