Acer Aspire 5102 WLMi with Turion 64 X2 dual-core TL-50 1.6 GHz on FreeBSD 6.2 ACPI problems

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at
Thu Dec 21 05:12:18 PST 2006

On 12/20/06, Abdullah Al-Marrie <almarrie at> wrote:
> Hello guys,
> I have problem with my new laptop Acer Aspire 5102 WLMi which has AMD
> Turion™ 64 X2 dual-core TL-50 1.6 GHz with 1.5 GB of ram.
> I'm running i386 6.2-RC1 upgraded to 6.2-PRELEASE via RELENG6 tag
> since I don't have more than 4 GB of ram.
> 1. The FreeBSD can't detect the builtin wlan chip which is Broadcom
> BCM 4318 Rev 2.
You need to use the Windows NDIS driver to use the Broadcom Wireless adapter.

You just need to download the driver from Acer's web site, and then
use ndisgen to build the kernel module.

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