Finding Drivers For winWiFi Card

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Sun Jan 24 04:09:14 UTC 2010

Programmer In Training wrote: 
> This is probably the wrong place to ask, and if it is I ask your
> forgiveness.

Nope, this is the right place.

> I'm browsing the FTP server for FreeBSD-8.0 packages[0] and am looking
> for drivers for my winWiFi card (zonenet, unsure of chipset currently)
> and realized, I'm not sure what package I would need for that. I didn't
> set up eth0 (wired NIC, realtek) as that would mean lugging my box
> halfway across the house into a room with no room in it for me and my
> box. I figured I could just set my wireless card up after install, not
> thinking I wouldn't have a clue as to what I'm doing.

That is the wrong place. :)

What is listed with ifconfig(8)?  That will help determine the driver (if
it is supported).


Glen Barber

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