'Broadcom Wireless b/g (BCM4315/BCM22062000)'
xaero at xaerolimit.net
Tue Nov 16 04:23:46 UTC 2010
On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 11:17 PM, b. f. <bf1783 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Chris Brennan wrote:
> >My Hiccup as the subject suggests is about 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.
> >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.
> I'm assuming that by "FreebSD64", you mean the amd64 version of
> FreeBSD. Have you tried using a recent version of the native bwn(4)
> driver, together with the net/bwn-firmware-kmod port, rather than
Yes, by FreeBSD64 I am implying amd64, an oversight on my part. I was told
the native bwn/bwn-firmware-kmod non-functional currently. Was I misinformed
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