wireless and/or routing question

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Fri Jan 13 15:38:06 UTC 2012

On Thu, 12 Jan 2012, Waitman Gobble wrote:

> Hello,
> I am running 9.0-RC3 i386 on an Acer Aspire One D150. i am having trouble
> with the wireless setup.
> I have two wireless cards, the BCM94312MCG that came with it, and an
> Atheros 5424/2424 that i swapped out. I can run the BCM with ndis and the
> windows xp driver, and the Atheros with the ath driver that is installed
> with FreeBSD. (But BCM/ndis is noticeably much slower, Atheros - no green
> "wireless" light appears on netbook )

On other models of the Aspire One (AOA150 and D250), adding some 
ath-specific settings to /boot/loader.conf enables the LED:


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