wifi issues under -stable

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Thu Sep 23 00:37:09 UTC 2010

On Wed, 22 Sep 2010, Jim Bryant wrote:

> i have two laptops, both are Compaq(HP) C300 series using the motherboards 
> with the 945GM chipset and using T7200 and T7600 Core2 Duos.
> One (this one) has an intel pro wireless 3945ABG installed, which returns:
> wpi0: <Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG> irq 18 at device 0.0 on pci6
> wpi0: Driver Revision 20071127
> wpi0: 0x1000 bytes of rid 0x10 res 3 failed (0, 0xffffffffffffffff).
> wpi0: could not allocate memory resource
> device_attach: wpi0 attach returned 6
> and the broadcom used in the other does the exact same thing.
> I'm thinking that this isn't really a problem with the wifi, but may be a 
> mini-pci-e issue.

Don't know about the Intel, but some Broadcoms work.  Please show what 
you're doing in /boot/loader.conf and /etc/rc.conf.

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