Wireless access point rc.conf syntax in FreeBSD 8?

Leslie Jensen leslie at eskk.nu
Mon Mar 22 08:55:37 UTC 2010

On 2010-03-21 22:19, Modulok wrote:
> I have a wireless network card. But I can't configure it. I read in
> UPDATING that this had to do with some split up of the wireless
> drivers into software/hardware interfaces? Something to do with me
> having to clone the interface before I can configure it? There was no
> mention of this in the handbook wireless section that I saw.
> Anyway, I want to run it as an access point, not a client. The ral
> driver supports this, but I'm not sure on the rc.conf synax for
> creating an access point out of it. Could anyone point to some
> access-point-like examples?
> Thanks!
> -Modulok-
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What I myself missed when I installed 8.0 was the need for the following 
line in rc.conf.


Where iwn0 is the driver for my Intel 5100.

You could post your /boot/loader.conf and the lines related networking 
from your /etc/rc.conf

It'll be easier to give you good advise then.


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