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Date:      Thu, 7 May 2015 12:23:01 +0530
From:      Avinash Sonawane <rootkea@gmail.com>
To:        Ben Woods <woodsb02@gmail.com>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: BCM4313 Wireless LAN Controller in FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE
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On Thu, May 7, 2015 at 12:15 PM, Ben Woods <woodsb02@gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't believe BCM4313 is supported (refer to forum post
> https://forums.freebsd.org/index.php?threads/26616/).

Doesn't that make the page at
https://www.freebsd.org/releases/10.1R/hardware.html being containing
the wrong/incomplete info as it says "The bwn(4) driver supports
Broadcom BCM43xx based wireless devices" ?

>
> I believe people have had luck using the ndis(4) drivers. See below
> for links which may help:
> https://forums.freebsd.org/threads/broadcom-ndis-howto.36611/
> http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/Wireless_Testing#Wireless_Devices_Needing_Drivers:_Does_ndisgen_Work_for_this_Device.3F

Thank you for the references. I'll try and see if I can get my BCM4313
to work in FreeBSD.

>
> Also, for future reference, wifi driver questions will probably
> attract a better answer from the developers if you send it to
> freebsd-wireless@freebsd.org

Thank you. I'll keep that in mind. In fact I might cross post this
question there.

-- 
Avinash Sonawane (RootKea)
PICT, Pune
http://rootkea.wordpress.com



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