can't bring ath0 up
leslie at eskk.nu
Sun Feb 28 11:52:14 UTC 2010
> Hi all,
> I have just upgrade my FreeBSD server from 7 to 8. Everything seems to be
> working OK, except the Atheros-based wireless network card, which I had
> configured as an access point and which worked fine under 7 for several
> The command:
> # ifconfig ath0 up
> works fine, but anything else returns an error message. For example:
> # ifconfig ath0 192.168.3.1
> ifconfig: ioctl (SIOCAIFADDR): Invalid argument
> or this, copied & pasted directly from the FreeBSD Handbook:
> # ifconfig ath0 ssid freebsdap mode 11g mediaopt hostap inet 192.168.0.1
> netmask 255.255.255.0
> ifconfig: SIOCS80211: Invalid argument
> Any ideas on what is going on here?
> Colin Brace
If it's a wireless you need to set wlan0 as described in the handbook.
This is new from version 8.
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