Intel Pro/Wireless3945 issue
dhaneshkk at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 28 17:16:38 UTC 2010
still unable to connect to wireless modem. In dmesg output I am seeing a message
wpi0 failed can't load firmware image .
why it failed to load firmware module ?
I tried to load it by kldload firmware then it reports file already exists . what went wrong how to fix the issue of
firmware module unable to load ?
Thanks in advance
> Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 11:42:20 -0700
> From: wblock at wonkity.com
> To: leslie at eskk.nu
> CC: dhaneshkk at hotmail.com; freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Intel Pro/Wireless3945 issue
> 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"
> >> legal.intel_wpi.licence_ack=1
> >> 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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