baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Thu Mar 2 21:52:26 UTC 2017
On 03/02/17 16:09, Cary wrote:
> Baho Utot wrote:
>> Where does FreeBSD look for firmware when it is required for a device to
>> function. I have /boot/firmware but there is nothing stored there.
>> I have a USB wireless device using:
>> Realtek RTL8188CU/RTL8188RU/RTL8188EU/RTL8192CU USB IEEE
>> 802.11b/g/n wireless network device
>> and a BCM4311.
>> The Realtek works the broadcom does not. The broadcom bwn kmod cannot find the
>> firmware and I have been unable to figure out what directory it should be in.
> Hello Baho U.,
> Firmware is normally installed in /boot/modules.
> $ grep -e "^KMODDIR=" /usr/ports/Mk/Uses/kmod.mk
> KMODDIR= /boot/modules
> $ pkg info -g -l bw\[in\]\*
> Those were the last versions of the driver installed to my symstem. years ago.
> To build a driver for bcm43XX ndisgen(8) is worth a try. If you have not seen it
> before, here is a post that gives a quick summary.
Thanks I will have a look at it.
I have /boot/modules/bwn_v4_lp_ucode.ko and
But dmesg says that the firmware cannot be found and it then gives me
bwn0: warn: firmware state (28713)
I am looking at the site you posted now.
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