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Date:      Sun, 05 Jul 2009 15:36:49 -1000
From:      Al Plant <noc@hdk5.net>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: SanDisk FreeBSD 7.2 p1 install
Message-ID:  <4A515531.1000706@hdk5.net>
In-Reply-To: <4A513C6D.5050006@hdk5.net>
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Al Plant wrote:
> Polytropon wrote:
>> On Sun, 05 Jul 2009 11:46:15 -1000, Al Plant <noc@hdk5.net> wrote:
>>
>>> I discovered that in the HP Mini netbook FreeBSD 7.2 unfortunately 
>>> does not recognize the Nic's either hard wired or Wlan. Anone know 
>>> how to find what nics are in this HP MIni? There are no instructions 
>>> about this with the unit. And I have had no help on the HP Forums.
>>>
>>> Any body know how I can detect these chips under FreeBSD 7.2.
>>
>> The command
>>
>>     # pciconf -lv
>>
>> should list you all the devices the kernel detects, no matter if
>> a driver is attached (means: will usually work then) or not.
>>
>>
>>
> Aloha,
> 
> Thank you...
> 
> Yes, that works and shows I have BCM4310 wireless controller.
> 
> I am new to wireless nic's .
> How do I load the driver or set this to work under FreeBSD?
> 
> This FreeBSD is working from a Flash Drive USB using the 7.2 down load 
> that Manolis made for us. The main drive has linux on it and it works 
> with the wlan so I think it will work once I figure how to make FreeBSD 
> see and use it.
> 
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Aloha,

I read that the kernel module ndis0 work with wireless devices.

Where do I get the original W32 driver.inf for the Broadcom 4310 wireless?


~Al Plant - Honolulu, Hawaii -  Phone:  808-284-2740
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   < email: noc@hdk5.net >
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