'Broadcom Wireless b/g (BCM4315/BCM22062000)'
xaero at xaerolimit.net
Wed Nov 3 19:24:41 UTC 2010
On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 3:17 PM, Paul B Mahol <onemda at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/3/10, Chris Brennan <xaero at xaerolimit.net> wrote:
> > I figured the general users list was a good place to start. I'm somewhat
> > to FreeBSD still, I have one fbsd7.3 home server and it serves it's
> > quite nicely. I decided to installed FreeBSD64 on my laptop. For the most
> > part, things went very well. I got X/Gnome/OOo3 (for school) installed
> > am trucking along quite nicely. My Hiccup as the subject suggests is
> > my Wireless Card. I have been following the handbook (
> > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/config-network-setup.html) on how to
> > 64-bit Windows drivers coupled w/ ndisgen to get my wireless card
> working. I
> > got ndisgen to generate a kernel module but it immediately caused my
> > to reboot when the kernel was loaded. This left me scratching my head. I
> > think I might need firmware (I remember having to extract firmware from
> > driver for linux).
> > pciconf shows the following:
> > [root at BlackDragon [~]# pciconf -lv | grep -A3 0x4315
> > none8 at pci0:8:0:0: class=0x028000 card=0x137c103c chip=0x431514e4
> > rev=0x01 hdr=0x00
> > vendor = 'Broadcom Corporation'
> > device = 'Broadcom Wireless b/g (BCM4315/BCM22062000)'
> > class = network
> > [root at BlackDragon [~]#
> > The laptop is an HP dv2845SE and it's running FreebSD64-8.1. Let me know
> > I missed anything.
> NDISulator support for amd64 is currently broken.
> You can try http://gitorious.org/NDISulator but note that amd64 does
> not work for me too.
I did some googleing (is that even spelled right?) on this over the last few
days and I saw posts about NDISulator being broken, but it wasn't in
reference to AMD64. In fact the archived e-mail I read referenced FreeBSD5.x
and I assumed 32-bit given the version number, I was also left w/ the
assumption that NDISulator was new w/ that release of FreeBSD.
Can anyone else shed some light on this subject (even enough light for a
> > Did you know...
> > If you play a Windows 2000 CD backwards, you hear satanic messages,
> > but what's worse is when you play it forward....
> > ...it installs Windows 2000
> > -- Alfred Perlstein on chat at freebsd.org
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