wlan setup

Derek Funk dfunk6 at cox.net
Fri Sep 2 03:03:38 UTC 2011

I have tried what the handbook says and a custom entry to devd.conf as
one forum showed.

wlan0 associates with the access point but does not get an IP.

Drivers are loaded.  No error messages in /var/log for wpa_supplicant.

I have even tried using background_dhclient in rc.conf.

This is an issue with freebsd not my access point.  Windows, ubuntu and
my cellphone have no problems obtaining an IP.

I have no idea what is happening.  It looks straight forward from the
handbook.  Unless this is a bug.  I guess I'll have to ditch freebsd for


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