trouble setting up wireless
wblock at wonkity.com
Sat Jun 8 18:33:49 UTC 2013
On Sat, 8 Jun 2013, Sasha and Tanya Kapshuk wrote:
> On 06/08/2013 09:03 PM, Warren Block wrote:
>>> Been trying to setup wireless on a laptop with an Atheros 5424/2424 card
>>> running FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE.
>>> Been following the instructions given in the handbook.
>>> Running 'ifconfig wlan0 up scan' does not seem to return anything. What am
>>> I doing wrong?
>> That should be 'ifconfig wlan0 up list scan'.
> Tried that. Still no output.
> I see that my card being identified as AR2425 is supported by the ath_hal(4)
> module. How do I enable it?
Both are built into the GENERIC kernel. If you've built a custom
kernel, you'll have to load them in /boot/loader.conf.
> Here's whta I've got in my /etc/rc.conf:
Right, but those go in /boot/loader.conf. Not needed if you're using
the GENERIC kernel, though.
> ifconfig says 'no carrier' for wlan0.
Here's my "short form" wireless article:
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