dell dw1350 mini pci wireless card

Paul Blockhaus paul at
Thu Jul 31 10:56:55 UTC 2014

Am Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:31:32 -0700
schrieb gahn via freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions at>:

> hi, all:
> i installed freebsd9.3 on a laptop with dw1350 mini pci wireless
> card. well, the default kernel doesn't recognize it. i checked kernel
> file "GENERIC" and found the following lines:
> #device         bwi             # Broadcom BCM430x/BCM431x wireless
> NICs. #device         bwn            # Broadcom BCM43xx wireless NICs.
> the DW1350 card in my laptop has Broadcom BCM94306MP, do you think i
> can get it work with activation of above drivers?
> thanks.
> _dave
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yes, if your card has this chip, but then you must recompile the
kernel, probably it is possible to load the kernelmodule at boot. The
line in /boot/loader.conf shuold look like 
if_bwi_load="YES" and

PS: Please use the man. :)

LG Paul

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