ndis-based network driver fails to load at boot (8.2-PRERELEASE)

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Sat Jan 15 20:38:40 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 1:19 AM, Yuri <yuri at rawbw.com> wrote:
> I have the old module that always worked.
> Begining from some update (~8.1-STABLE), it stopped loading at boot time
> with the messages:
> <...skipped...>
> module ndis already present
> KLD file bcmwl5_sys.ko is missing dependencies
> <...skipped...>
> /boot/loader.conf has this line that is supposed to, and was loading the
> module:
> bcmwl5_sys_load="YES"
> Rebuilding the driver from Windows version with the current ndisgen doesn't
> change anything.
> Loading this module by hand (kldload) after system boots succeeds and it
> runs fine. Although it also says: module ndis already present
> Why it fails to load at boot?

Do you load ndis and if_ndis via loader.conf too?

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