wifi driver for Intel 8265/8275?

Eitan Adler eadler at freebsd.org
Wed Apr 18 01:36:18 UTC 2018


On 16 April 2018 at 05:48, Dave Cottlehuber <dch at skunkwerks.at> wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Apr 2018, at 23:34, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
>> On Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 08:22:43PM +0000, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
>> > I've this wifi device:
>> >
>> > none7 at pci0:2:0:0:       class=0x028000 card=0x00508086 chip=0x24fd8086 rev=0x78 hdr=0x00
>> >     vendor     = 'Intel Corporation'
>> >     device     = 'Wireless 8265 / 8275'
>> >     class      = network
>> >
>> > I tried iwn and iwm, but
>> > the device is not recognised:
>> >
>> > ifconfig: SIOCIFCREATE2: Device not configured
>> >
>> > Is there a driver in 11.1-release I could try for it?
>
> Hallo  Anton,
>
> Not yet to my knowledge. At least according to the man pages it hasn't been merged yet https://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=iwm&manpath=FreeBSD+12-current is the first version that mentioned 8265.
>
> https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=220229 is open for this already, and mentions that its complicated and depends on a number of other commits.

I did a fair amount of iwm MFCing already. Some of the newer changes
rely on changes that require kernel-side KPI changes which will not
get merged. I'm not planning on doing any further MFCs for iwm to
stable/11.



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