TL-WN722N support on FreeBSD.

Lars Engels lars.engels at
Wed Aug 27 11:04:09 UTC 2014

On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 11:39:56AM +0300, atar wrote:
> So you give me additional reason to stay with Linux and not to migrate
> to FreeBSD since even a basic wireless adapter which came with your
> Sony isn't supported by FreeBSD. To be honest, I don't know if your
> Sony wireless adapter is supported by Linux, but in general, I think
> linux is more flexible and supports more devices than FreeBSD (and
> more than all the rest of *BSD variations).

Just get one of these (if_run):

           Airlink101 AWLL6090
           ASUS USB-N11
           ASUS USB-N13 ver. A1
           ASUS USB-N66
           ASUS WL-160N
           Belkin F5D8051 ver 3000
           Belkin F5D8053
           Belkin F5D8055
           Belkin F6D4050 ver 1
           Belkin F9L1103
           Buffalo WLI-UC-AG300N
           Buffalo WLI-UC-G300N
           Buffalo WLI-UC-G301N
           Buffalo WLI-UC-GN
           Buffalo WLI-UC-GNM
           Buffalo WLI-UC-GNM2
           Corega CG-WLUSB2GNL
           Corega CG-WLUSB2GNR
           Corega CG-WLUSB300AGN
           Corega CG-WLUSB300GNM
           D-Link DWA-130 rev B1
           D-Link DWA-140 rev B1, B2, B3, D1
           D-Link DWA-160 rev B2
           D-Link DWA-162
           DrayTek Vigor N61
           Edimax EW-7711UAn
           Edimax EW-7711UTn
           Edimax EW-7717Un
           Edimax EW-7718Un
           Edimax EW-7733UnD
           Gigabyte GN-WB30N
           Gigabyte GN-WB31N
           Gigabyte GN-WB32L
           Hawking HWDN1
           Hawking HWUN1
           Hawking HWUN2
           Hercules HWNU-300
           Linksys WUSB54GC v3
           Linksys WUSB600N
           Logitec LAN-W150N/U2
           LogiLink WL0084B
           Mvix Nubbin MS-811N
           Planex GW-USMicroN
           Planex GW-US300MiniS
           Sitecom WL-182
           Sitecom WL-188
           Sitecom WL-301
           SMC SMCWUSBS-N2
           Sweex LW303
           Sweex LW313
           TP-LINK TL-WDN3200
           TP-LINK TL-WN727N v3
           Unex DNUR-81
           Unex DNUR-82
           ZyXEL NWD2705
           ZyXEL NWD210N
           ZyXEL NWD270N

Or (if_urwtn):
           ASUS USB-N10 NANO
           Belkin F7D1102 Surf Wireless Micro
           D-Link DWA-125 rev
           D-Link DWA-131
           Edimax EW-7811Un
           Netgear WNA1000M
           Realtek RTL8192CU
           Realtek RTL8188CUS
           TP-LINK TL-WN723N v3
           TP-LINK TL-WN725N v2

Or (if_urtw):
           Belkin F5D7050E
           Linksys WUSB54GCv2
           Netgear WG111v2
           Netgear WG111v3
           Safehome WLG-1500SMA5
           Shuttle XPC Accessory PN20
           Sitecom WL168v1
           Sitecom WL168v4
           SureCom EP-9001-g(2A)
           TRENDnet TEW-424UB V3.xR

Or (if_rsu):
           ASUS USB-N10
           Belkin F7D1101 v1
           D-Link DWA-131 A1
           EDUP EP-MS150N(W)
           Hercules HWGUn-54
           Hercules HWNUm-300
           Planex GW-USNano
           Sitecom WL-349 v1
           Sitecom WL-353
           Sweex LW154
           TRENDnet TEW-648UB
           TRENDnet TEW-649UB

Or (if_rum):
     3Com Aolynk WUB320g
     Abocom WUG2700 Ta
     Airlink101 AWLL5025
     ASUS WL-167g ver 2
     Belkin F5D7050 ver 3
     Belkin F5D9050 ver 3
     Buffalo WLI-U2-SG54HP
     Buffalo WLI-U2-SG54HG
     Buffalo WLI-U2-G54HP
     Buffalo WLI-UC-G
     CNet CWD-854 ver F
     Conceptronic C54RU ver 2
     Corega CG-WLUSB2GO
     D-Link DWA-110
     D-Link DWA-111
     D-Link DWL-G122 rev C1
     D-Link WUA-1340
     Digitus DN-7003GR
     Edimax EW-7318USG
     Gigabyte GN-WB01GS
     Gigabyte GN-WI05GS
     Hawking HWUG1
     Hawking HWU54DM
     Hercules HWGUSB2-54-LB
     Hercules HWGUSB2-54V2-AP
     LevelOne WNC-0301USB v3
     Linksys WUSB54G rev C
     Linksys WUSB54GR
     Planex GW-US54HP
     Planex GW-US54Mini2
     Planex GW-USMM
     Senao NUB-3701
     Sitecom WL-113 ver 2
     Sitecom WL-172
     Sweex LW053
     TP-LINK TL-WN321G

Or (if_uath):
     Compex WLU108AG
     Compex WLU108G
     D-Link DWL-G132
     Netgear WG111T
     Netgear WG111U
     Netgear WPN111
     Olitec 000544
     PLANET WDL-U357
     Siemens Gigaset 108
     SparkLAN WL-785A
     TP-Link TL-WN620G
     TRENDware International TEW-444UB
     TRENDware International TEW-504UB
     Unex Technology UR054ag
     ZyXEL XtremeMIMO M-202

Or (if_upgt):
     Belkin F5D7050 (version 1000)
     Cohiba Proto Board
     D-Link DWL-G120 Cohiba
     FSC Connect2Air E-5400 USB D1700
     Gigaset USB Adapter 54
     Inventel UR045G
     SMC EZ ConnectG SMC2862W-G
     Sagem XG703A
     Spinnaker DUT
     Spinnaker Proto Board

Or (if_ural):
     AMIT WL532U
     ASUS WL-167g
     Belkin F5D7050 v2000
     Buffalo WLI-U2-KG54-AI
     CNet CWD-854
     Compex WLU54G 2A1100
     Conceptronic C54RU
     D-Link DWL-G122 b1
     Dynalink WLG25USB
     E-Tech WGUS02
     Gigabyte GN-WBKG
     Hercules HWGUSB2-54
     KCORP LifeStyle KLS-685
     Linksys WUSB54G v4
     Linksys WUSB54GP v4
     MSI MS-6861
     MSI MS-6865
     MSI MS-6869
     NovaTech NV-902
     OvisLink Evo-W54USB
     SerComm UB801R
     SparkLAN WL-685R
     Surecom EP-9001-g
     Sweex LC100060
     Tonze UW-6200C
     Zinwell ZWX-G261
     Zonet ZEW2500P

Or (if_zyd):
           3COM 3CRUSB10075
           Acer WLAN-G-US1
           Airlink+ AWLL3025
           Airlink 101 AWLL3026
           AOpen 802.11g WL54
           Asus A9T integrated wireless
           Asus WL-159g
           Belkin F5D7050 v.4000
           Billion BiPAC 3011G
           Buffalo WLI-U2-KG54L
           CC&C WL-2203B
           DrayTek Vigor 550
           Edimax EW-7317UG
           Edimax EW-7317LDG
           Fiberline Networks WL-43OU
           iNexQ UR055g
           Linksys WUSBF54G
           Longshine LCS-8131G3
           MSI US54SE
           MyTek MWU-201 USB adapter
           Philips SNU5600
           Planet WL-U356
           Planex GW-US54GZ
           Planex GW-US54GZL
           Planex GW-US54Mini
           Safecom SWMULZ-5400
           Sagem XG 760A
           Sagem XG 76NA
           Sandberg Wireless G54 USB
           Sitecom WL-113
           SMC SMCWUSB-G
           Sweex wireless USB 54 Mbps
           Tekram/Siemens USB adapter
           Telegent TG54USB
           Trendnet TEW-424UB rev A
           Trendnet TEW-429UB
           TwinMOS G240
           Unicorn WL-54G
           US Robotics 5423
           X-Micro XWL-11GUZX
           Yakumo QuickWLAN USB
           Zonet ZEW2501
           ZyXEL ZyAIR G-202
           ZyXEL ZyAIR G-220

So there are 225 different wireless USB adaptors that are already
supported by FreeBSD. There are probably a lot more not listed here
which use the same chipset but are not added to the driver's manpage
Just grab one of these (starting from 10$) and use it. Going back or
staying with Linux because of some USB wireless stick is not a valid
reason. :)
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