Wireless on Dell Latitude D630
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Mon Jul 31 15:40:48 UTC 2017
On Mon, 31 Jul 2017 12:19:27 -0300, Duane Whitty wrote:
> Polytropon, in an earlier thread on this list (FreeBSD 11.1, Xfce, and
> laptop screen and external monitor resolution) you mentioned you were
> using a Dell Latitude D630. Do you have the wireless working under
> FreeBSD on that machine? I am writing this email from D630.
Yes, it works very nicely, even though I do not regularly use it
due to a "fixed installation" of that particular machine, even
with a docking station. :-)
In /boot/loader.conf, I have
And in /etc/rc.conf:
accompanied by the required settings in /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf
to connect to the WLAN (if enabled).
Also the fully manual approach to connect (as explained in the
handbook) can be used, also works fully as expected with that
I also got wpa_gui working on X (but for a "fixed installation"
it's mostly nonsense).
Very helpful in setting up the WLAN component:
Yes, it actually _is_ that easy. :-)
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...
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