Intel Pro/Wireless3945 issue
wblock at wonkity.com
Wed Jan 27 18:42:23 UTC 2010
On Wed, 27 Jan 2010, Leslie Jensen wrote:
> 2010-01-27 17:28, dhaneshk k skrev:
>> I am trying to configure my laptop for wireless connectivity to a
>> broadband connection.
>> these are the steps I followed, I don't know what I made wrong, please
>> help to fix the issue..
>> 1 ) To /boot/loader.conf
>> if_wpi_load = "YES"
>> wlan_load = "YES"
>> wlan_amrr_load = "YES"
>> firmware_load = "YES"
>> wpifw_load = "YES"
>> 3) then I checked the out put of ifconfig
>> it showing wpi0 but no carriers for the device
>> I am using FreeBSD-7.2 i386 release. Wireless card is Intel
>> Pro/Wireless 3945 . (In Windows XP it works from this Windows I am
>> sending this mail via Wireless access) Any help most welcome.
> You need some lines i /etc/rc.conf
> wpa_supplicant_enable="YES" # is for security, try without first
> wlans_wpi0="wlan0" # mine is wlans_iwn0="wlan0"
> ifconfig_wlan0="WPA DHCP"
The virtual wlan0 was added for FreeBSD 8. For 7.2, it should still be
done the old way (using the actual card, wpi0 in this case).
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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