ipw2100 vs ndis(4) -- does it work for anybody?

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at gmail.com
Tue May 2 19:16:49 UTC 2006

On 5/2/06, Ulrich Spoerlein <uspoerlein at gmail.com> wrote:
> Good day,
> since the ipw(4) driver can't do WPA, I wanted to give ndis(4) a try.
> This *used* to work back on 5.3 (memory is a bit vague) but it ain't
> happening on 6.1-RC.
> I'm using the same driver as last time, which is the version
> from Intel. I also downloaded the newest one, version, but none
> of them attach, when loading the if_ndis module.
> /sys/modules/if_ndis# make clean
> /sys/modules/if_ndis# ndiscvt -i /compat/ndis/w70n51.inf -s /compat/ndis/w70n51.sys -o ndis_driver_data.h

You need to use the ndisgen script to create the NDIS kernel module
for your card.

ndisgen /compat/ndis/w70n51.inf /compat/ndis/w70n51.sys

then you use kldload to load the module:

kldload w70n51_sys.ko


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