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Date:      Mon, 31 Jul 2017 19:25:35 +0200
From:      Vladimir Botka <vbotka@gmail.com>
To:        Duane Whitty <duane@nofroth.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Wireless on Dell Latitude D630
Message-ID:  <20170731192535.64071f58@planb.netng.org>
In-Reply-To: <bf4e58e5-b00b-fb42-c112-5c6d4a4c357f@nofroth.com>
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On Mon, 31 Jul 2017 13:30:26 -0300
Duane Whitty <duane@nofroth.com> wrote:

> On 17-07-31 01:24 PM, Vladimir Botka wrote:
> > Hi Duane,
> >=20
> > On Mon, 31 Jul 2017 12:19:27 -0300 Duane Whitty <duane@nofroth.com>
> > wrote: =20
> >> Hi, Polytropon, in an earlier thread on this list (FreeBSD 11.1,
> >> Xfce, and laptop screen and external monitor resolution) you
> >> mentioned you were using a Dell Latitude D630.  Do you have the
> >> wireless working under FreeBSD on that machine?  I am writing
> >> this email from D630. Anyone else please feel free to respond as
> >> well. Best Regards, Duane =20
> >=20
> > This "machine came pre-equipped with the Intel 3945 Wireless card".
> > If this is also your case (check with "pciconf -lv") you might want
> > to try wpi driver. https://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=3Dwpi
> > HTH, Cheers! -vlado
> >  =20
>=20
> Mine has the Broadcom adapter:
> 0c:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11b/g
> WLAN (rev 01)
> Had to switch to Linux a few years ago to get it working.  Had always
> used FreeBSD on other machines before this though.
> Best Regards,
> Duane

Then you might want to try the bwn driver
https://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?bwn(4)

Best Regards,

	-vlado

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