'Broadcom Wireless b/g (BCM4315/BCM22062000)'
gustafson.erik at gmail.com
Tue Nov 16 23:01:19 UTC 2010
On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 5:17 AM, 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 use
>>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 laptop
>>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 the
>>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
>> 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 if
>>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
Don't know about amd64 but on i386 it works* with siba_bwn-driver.
siba_bwn0 at pci0:16:0:0: class=0x028000 card=0x137d103c chip=0x431514e4
vendor = 'Broadcom Corporation'
device = 'Broadcom Wireless b/g (BCM4315/BCM22062000)'
class = network
FreeBSD flapbsd 8.1-STABLE FreeBSD 8.1-STABLE #0: Tue Jul 27 23:05:54
CEST 2010 root at flapbsd:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/FLAPBSD i386
Id Refs Address Size Name
1 23 0xc0400000 811778 kernel
2 1 0xc0c12000 2d8f0 linux.ko
3 1 0xc0c40000 371d4 if_bwn.ko
4 2 0xc0c78000 a1dc siba_bwn.ko
5 1 0xc5ef4000 2c000 bwn_v4_lp_ucode15
6 1 0xc617c000 9000 i915.ko
7 1 0xc6185000 14000 drm.ko
works*: I have problems reassociating after suspend to ram/hibernate
This card worked through ndis on freebsd7/i386.
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