Linksys WPC54g NDIS compiles but doesn't work?

Steven steven_schneider at
Thu May 2 22:10:54 UTC 2013

* Chris Whitehouse <cwhiteh at> [130502 12:00]:
>Date: Thu, 02 May 2013 18:48:35 +0100
>From: Chris Whitehouse <cwhiteh at>
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>Subject: Re: Linksys WPC54g NDIS compiles but doesn't work?
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>On 02/05/2013 16:02, Steven wrote:
>>I posted this once already, but I wasn't subscribed at the time and
>>I don't think it got posted to the list. Hopefully this isn't a
>>I've installed FreeBSD 9.1 RELEASE on a family member's laptop, a
>>Toshiba Satellite 5100. Said member was using a Linksys WPC54g v.4
>>pcicard for wireless. I downloaded the v.4 drivers for the card
>>from the Cisco website and was able to use ndisgen to build a
>>wrapper for the driver.
>I have a PCMCIA WPC54g V5 which works with malo(4). It might work 
>with your V4. You need to download some firmware - see the man page.
Thanks, I doubted your suggestion would work seeing that malo(4) is
about running cards with the Marvell Libertas chipsets and my card 
has the chipset below.

>>none3 at pci0:5:0:0: class=0x020000 card=0x00291737 chip=0x222017fe
>>rev=0x00 hdr=0x00
>>vendor = 'InProComm Inc.'
>>device = 'IPN 2220 802.11g'
>>class = network
>>subclass = ethernet
I gave it a shot anyhow, but unfortunately it doesn't work.  Thanks
anyhow, and I'm still open to other suggestions.

W. Steven Schneider  <steven_schneider at>

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