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Date:      Sat, 21 Mar 2009 20:20:50 -0700 (PDT)
From:      freebsdlover <kewltings@hotmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD 7.1: iwi problem with intel 2200 pro wireless card
Message-ID:  <22643010.post@talk.nabble.com>
In-Reply-To: <200901301233.07305.jcurley@mit.edu>
References:  <200901301233.07305.jcurley@mit.edu>

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THE LAST LINE PUT IT IN FIRST LINE

legal.intel_iwi.license_ack=1  
THAT LINE

#WiFI Config
legal.intel_iwi.license_ack=1
if_iwi_load="YES"
wlan_load="YES"
firmware_load="YES"
iwi_bss_load="YES"
iwi_ibss_load="YES"
iwi_monitor_load="YES"











Curley-2 wrote:
> 
> Dear FreeBSD-questions Group, 
> 
> I recently installed freeBSD 7.1 on an IBM Thinkpad T42 (types 2378). The 
> system will not connect to the internet wirelessly using the Intel 2200
> pro 
> wireless card. The problem is described in the following and some relevent 
> files (/var/log/messages, /var/run/dmesg.boot, /boot/loader.conf) are
> pasted 
> below my signature. Thanks in advance for any help configuring this
> feature. 
> 
> When I attempt to connect to the internet using the 'ifconfig iwi0 up
> scan' 
> command the terminal gives no response and in /var/log/messages, 'iwi0:
> could 
> not load main firmware iwi_bss' is given as an error. 
> 
> Ocassionally, after a system reboot the wireless card will connect to a
> local 
> network. However attempting to change wireless networks causes the
> wireless 
> to crash. Therefore, I do not think the problem is hardware based. 
> Additionally, I have checked the hardware using Windows XP device manager 
> (Windows XP is installed on a separated hard drive). The wireless works
> fine 
> on Windows XP. 
> 
> I have looked through message boards without luck finding a solution for
> my 
> system. Please let me know if this question ought to be sent elsewhere, I
> am 
> a new user. Thanks again for taking the time to read this. 
> 
> Best Regards,
> John
> 
> from /var/log/messages:
> (system response to the command "ifconfig iwi0 up scan")
> Jan 30 01:39:02 JohnsThinkpad kernel: iwi0: timeout processing command
> blocks 
> for iwi_bss firmware
> Jan 30 01:39:02 JohnsThinkpad kernel: iwi0: could not load main firmware 
> iwi_bss
> 
> -------------------------------
> 
> from /var/run/dmesg.boot:
> Copyright (c) 1992-2009 The FreeBSD Project.
> Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
> 	The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
> FreeBSD is a registered trademark of The FreeBSD Foundation.
> FreeBSD 7.1-RELEASE #0: Thu Jan  1 14:37:25 UTC 2009
>     root@logan.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC
> module_register: module uhub/umass already exists!
> Module uhub/umass failed to register: 17
> Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0
> CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1500MHz (1498.74-MHz 686-class CPU)
>   Origin = "GenuineIntel"  Id = 0x695  Stepping = 5
>   
> Features=0xa7e9f9bf<FPU,VME,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,MCE,CX8,SEP,MTRR,PGE,MCA,CMOV,PAT,CLFLUSH,DTS,ACPI,MMX,FXSR,SSE,SSE2,TM,PBE>
>   Features2=0x180<EST,TM2>
> real memory  = 2146828288 (2047 MB)
> avail memory = 2091171840 (1994 MB)
> kbd1 at kbdmux0
> ath_hal: 0.9.20.3 (AR5210, AR5211, AR5212, RF5111, RF5112, RF2413, RF5413)
> ACPI Warning (tbfadt-0505): Optional field "Gpe1Block" has zero address or 
> length:        0    102C/0 [20070320]
> acpi0: <IBM TP-1R> on motherboard
> acpi0: [ITHREAD]
> acpi_ec0: <Embedded Controller: GPE 0x1c, ECDT> port 0x62,0x66 on acpi0
> acpi0: Power Button (fixed)
> acpi0: reservation of 0, a0000 (3) failed
> acpi0: reservation of 100000, 7ff00000 (3) failed
> Timecounter "ACPI-fast" frequency 3579545 Hz quality 1000
> acpi_timer0: <24-bit timer at 3.579545MHz> port 0x1008-0x100b on acpi0
> acpi_lid0: <Control Method Lid Switch> on acpi0
> acpi_button0: <Sleep Button> on acpi0
> pcib0: <ACPI Host-PCI bridge> port 0xcf8-0xcff on acpi0
> pci0: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib0
> agp0: <Intel 82855 host to AGP bridge> on hostb0
> pcib1: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 1.0 on pci0
> pci1: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib1
> vgapci0: <VGA-compatible display> port 0x3000-0x30ff mem 
> 0xe0000000-0xe7ffffff,0xc0100000-0xc010ffff irq 11 at device 0.0 on pci1
> uhci0: <Intel 82801DB (ICH4) USB controller USB-A> port 0x1800-0x181f irq
> 11 
> at device 29.0 on pci0
> uhci0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
> uhci0: [ITHREAD]
> usb0: <Intel 82801DB (ICH4) USB controller USB-A> on uhci0
> usb0: USB revision 1.0
> uhub0: <Intel UHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1> on usb0
> uhub0: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
> uhci1: <Intel 82801DB (ICH4) USB controller USB-B> port 0x1820-0x183f irq
> 11 
> at device 29.1 on pci0
> uhci1: [GIANT-LOCKED]
> uhci1: [ITHREAD]
> usb1: <Intel 82801DB (ICH4) USB controller USB-B> on uhci1
> usb1: USB revision 1.0
> uhub1: <Intel UHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1> on usb1
> uhub1: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
> uhci2: <Intel 82801DB (ICH4) USB controller USB-C> port 0x1840-0x185f irq
> 11 
> at device 29.2 on pci0
> uhci2: [GIANT-LOCKED]
> uhci2: [ITHREAD]
> usb2: <Intel 82801DB (ICH4) USB controller USB-C> on uhci2
> usb2: USB revision 1.0
> uhub2: <Intel UHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1> on usb2
> uhub2: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
> ehci0: <Intel 82801DB/L/M (ICH4) USB 2.0 controller> mem
> 0xc0000000-0xc00003ff 
> irq 11 at device 29.7 on pci0
> ehci0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
> ehci0: [ITHREAD]
> usb3: EHCI version 1.0
> usb3: companion controllers, 2 ports each: usb0 usb1 usb2
> usb3: <Intel 82801DB/L/M (ICH4) USB 2.0 controller> on ehci0
> usb3: USB revision 2.0
> uhub3: <Intel EHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 1> on usb3
> uhub3: 6 ports with 6 removable, self powered
> pcib2: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 30.0 on pci0
> pci2: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib2
> cbb0: <PCI-CardBus Bridge> mem 0xb0000000-0xb0000fff irq 11 at device 0.0
> on 
> pci2
> cardbus0: <CardBus bus> on cbb0
> pccard0: <16-bit PCCard bus> on cbb0
> cbb0: [ITHREAD]
> cbb1: <PCI-CardBus Bridge> mem 0xb1000000-0xb1000fff irq 11 at device 0.1
> on 
> pci2
> cardbus1: <CardBus bus> on cbb1
> pccard1: <16-bit PCCard bus> on cbb1
> cbb1: [ITHREAD]
> em0: <Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection 6.9.6> port 0x8000-0x803f mem 
> 0xc0220000-0xc023ffff,0xc0200000-0xc020ffff irq 11 at device 1.0 on pci2
> em0: [FILTER]
> em0: Ethernet address: 00:16:41:17:29:2d
> iwi0: <Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG> mem 0xc0214000-0xc0214fff irq 11 at 
> device 2.0 on pci2
> iwi0: Ethernet address: 00:0e:35:4c:84:63
> iwi0: [ITHREAD]
> isab0: <PCI-ISA bridge> at device 31.0 on pci0
> isa0: <ISA bus> on isab0
> atapci0: <Intel ICH4 UDMA100 controller> port 
> 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6,0x170-0x177,0x376,0x1860-0x186f at device 31.1 on pci0
> ata0: <ATA channel 0> on atapci0
> ata0: [ITHREAD]
> ata1: <ATA channel 1> on atapci0
> ata1: [ITHREAD]
> pci0: <serial bus, SMBus> at device 31.3 (no driver attached)
> pcm0: <Intel ICH4 (82801DB)> port 0x1c00-0x1cff,0x18c0-0x18ff mem 
> 0xc0000c00-0xc0000dff,0xc0000800-0xc00008ff irq 11 at device 31.5 on pci0
> pcm0: [ITHREAD]
> pcm0: <Analog Devices AD1981B AC97 Codec>
> pci0: <simple comms, generic modem> at device 31.6 (no driver attached)
> acpi_tz0: <Thermal Zone> on acpi0
> atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> port 0x60,0x64 irq 1 on acpi0
> atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> irq 1 on atkbdc0
> kbd0 at atkbd0
> atkbd0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
> atkbd0: [ITHREAD]
> psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0
> psm0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
> psm0: [ITHREAD]
> psm0: model Generic PS/2 mouse, device ID 0
> fdc0: <floppy drive controller (FDE)> port 0x3f0-0x3f5,0x3f7 irq 6 drq 2
> on 
> acpi0
> fdc0: [FILTER]
> sio0: configured irq 4 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
> sio0: port may not be enabled
> sio0: configured irq 4 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
> sio0: port may not be enabled
> sio0: <16550A-compatible COM port> port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 flags 0x10 on
> acpi0
> sio0: type 8250 or not responding
> sio0: [FILTER]
> sio1: configured irq 3 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
> sio1: port may not be enabled
> battery0: <ACPI Control Method Battery> on acpi0
> acpi_acad0: <AC Adapter> on acpi0
> acpi_ibm0: <IBM ThinkPad ACPI Extras> on acpi0
> cpu0: <ACPI CPU> on acpi0
> est0: <Enhanced SpeedStep Frequency Control> on cpu0
> p4tcc0: <CPU Frequency Thermal Control> on cpu0
> sio1: configured irq 3 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
> sio1: port may not be enabled
> pmtimer0 on isa0
> orm0: <ISA Option ROMs> at iomem 
> 0xc0000-0xcffff,0xd0000-0xd0fff,0xd1000-0xd1fff,0xdc000-0xdffff,0xe0000-0xeffff 
> pnpid ORM0000 on isa0
> ppc0: <Parallel port> at port 0x3bc-0x3c3 irq 7 on isa0
> ppc0: Generic chipset (NIBBLE-only) in COMPATIBLE mode
> ppbus0: <Parallel port bus> on ppc0
> ppbus0: [ITHREAD]
> ppi0: <Parallel I/O> on ppbus0
> plip0: <PLIP network interface> on ppbus0
> plip0: WARNING: using obsoleted IFF_NEEDSGIANT flag
> lpt0: <Printer> on ppbus0
> lpt0: Interrupt-driven port
> ppc0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
> ppc0: [ITHREAD]
> sc0: <System console> at flags 0x100 on isa0
> sc0: VGA <16 virtual consoles, flags=0x300>
> sio1: configured irq 3 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
> sio1: port may not be enabled
> vga0: <Generic ISA VGA> at port 0x3c0-0x3df iomem 0xa0000-0xbffff on isa0
> Timecounter "TSC" frequency 1498736135 Hz quality 800
> Timecounters tick every 1.000 msec
> ad0: 152627MB <Seagate ST9160821A 3.ALE> at ata0-master UDMA100
> acd0: CDRW <HL-DT-STCD-RW/DVD DRIVE GCC-4242N/0201> at ata1-master UDMA33
> Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/ad0s1a
> 
> ------------------------------------------
> 
> from /boot/loader.conf:
> 
> #IBM ACPI Config
> acpi_ibm_load="YES"
> 
> #sound driver
> snd_ich_load="YES"
> 
> 
> 
> #USB FlashDrive
> umass_load="YES" 
> 
> --------------
> output of dmesg | grep iwi:
> iwi0: <Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG> mem 0xc0214000-0xc0214fff irq 11 at 
> device 2.0 on pci2
> iwi0: Ethernet address: 00:0e:35:4c:84:63
> iwi0: [ITHREAD]
> 
> ------------------
> output of sysctl dev.iwi.0.radio:
> dev.iwi.0.radio: 1
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