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Re: wireless anyone?

On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 4:44 AM, Robert Millan <rmh@debian.org> wrote:
> 2011/7/7 Zac Slade <krakrjak@gmail.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.

Zac Slade

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