Re: wireless anyone?
On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 4:44 AM, Robert Millan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 2011/7/7 Zac Slade <email@example.com>:
>>> # ifconfig wlan0 create wlandev ath0
>> So here's what I get running the above:
>> root@pleco:~# ifconfig ath0
>> ath0: flags=8802<BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 2290
>> ether 0:40:96:a3:24:dd
>> media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (autoselect)
>> status: no carrier
>> root@pleco:~# ifconfig wlan0 create wlandev ath0
>> ifconfig: SIOCIFCREATE2: Bad address
>> Need more info? It looks like the wireless support is still... not quite there?
> I'm not sure right now. The other trace was abandoned when we
> discovered that ifieee80211.c was being disabled. I'd have to
> investigate but it doesn't seem easy to do without suitable hardware.
I'm more than willing to assist here, but I need some pointers. Is
all the wireless support provided by freebsd-utils and kfreebsd-image
If need be I can also make the laptop I'm testing on available to
someone with more depth.