FreeBSD WIFI USB adapter

Pierre-Luc Drouin pldrouin at
Thu Aug 11 18:00:47 UTC 2011

Isn't the Intel 3000 AGN supported by FreeBSD? I thought it was?

On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 1:27 PM, Jerry <jerry at> wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Aug 2011 16:27:29 -0000
> bud at articulated:
>> Folks:
>> I have a Dell XPS Studio laptop with a broadcom wifi adapter built
>> in. I've had no luck trying to compile in the BWI option into the
>> kernel to get it to work and think that buying a cheap usb WIFI
>> adapter is the quickest way to make wireless 802.11 b/g work.
>> Realizing that some chip sets are better supported than others, I was
>> hoping some list subscribers might be able to identify currently
>> offered USB WIFI adapters that they know to work.  I will then
>> purchase one that has a good track record.
>> Any suggestions/comments on adapters that work would be greatly
>> appreciated.
> Basically, stay away form any "N" devices. Even the cheapest WIFI's
> offer "N" today, so be sure to purchase one that doesn't support it or
> else in all probability you will not be able to secure a driver for it.
> I know that sucks; however, it is what it is. It is also the reason I
> totally gave up attempting to use FreeBSD on any modern Laptop.
> --
> Jerry ✌
> jerry+fbsd at
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