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Date:      Wed, 04 May 2005 00:16:11 +0200
From:      Carl Gustavsson <carl@thegoodone.mine.nu>
To:        Darren Pilgrim <dmp@bitfreak.org>
Cc:        freebsd-stable@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: ndis with Intel 2915 wireless, getting "NDIS ERROR" messagesand deattach on boot
Message-ID:  <4277F82B.7060706@thegoodone.mine.nu>
In-Reply-To: <000001c54f8b$40b43ed0$9afb40d8@Sonomago>
References:  <000001c54f8b$40b43ed0$9afb40d8@Sonomago>

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Darren Pilgrim wrote:

>>From: Darren Pilgrim
>>From: Carl Gustavsson <carl@thegoodone.mine.nu> 
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>>>Have you tested the iwi-driver?
>>>See: http://damien.bergamini.free.fr/ipw/iwi-freebsd.html
>>>      
>>>
>>I haven't yet.  Reading that page has brought up another questions.  On
>>    
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>the
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>>page it says 5-STABLE doesn't support WPA.  My wireless network uses WPA.
>>Is this still the case?  I know -stable is -stable, but WPA something of a
>>show-stopper, if you ask me.
>>
>>Fortunately, my neighborhood is a well-covered sea of open "linksys" and
>>"NETGEAR" APs in default configuration with to test the driver.
>>    
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>
>I'm using driver version 1.3.4 and firmware version 2.2.  The driver appears
>to attach just fine: 
>
>iwi0: <Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2915ABG MiniPCI> mem 0xdfcfd000-0xdfcfdfff irq
>5 at device 3.0 on pci3
>iwi0: Ethernet address: 00:0e:35:f6:d6:5c
>iwi0: 11a rates: 6Mbps 9Mbps 12Mbps 18Mbps 24Mbps 36Mbps 48Mbps 54Mbps
>iwi0: 11b rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps
>iwi0: 11g rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps 6Mbps 9Mbps 12Mbps 18Mbps 24Mbps
>36Mbps 48Mbps 54Mbps
>
>However, when I attempt to associate and get an IP address, I get "iwi0:
>fatal error" when running dhclient.  Setting debug.iwi=10 and
>debug.ieee80211=10, I get the following debug output when I run the firmware
>download and dhclient commands:
>
># iwicontrol iwi0 -d /root/if_iwi/firmware-2.2 -m bss
>Firmware cached: boot 6464, ucode 16326, main 166952
>
># dhclient iwi0
>INTR!0x01000000
>INTR!0x01000000
>Setting MAC address to 00:0e:35:f6:d6:5c
>TX!CMD!11!6
>INTR!0x00000800
>Configuring adapter
>TX!CMD!6!20
>INTR!0x00000800
>Setting power mode to 0
>TX!CMD!17!4
>INTR!0x00000800
>Setting RTS threshold to 2312
>TX!CMD!15!4
>INTR!0x00000800
>Setting .11bg supported rates (12)
>TX!CMD!22!16
>INTR!0x00000800
>Setting .11a supported rates (8)
>TX!CMD!22!16
>INTR!0x00000800
>Setting initialization vector to 693451133
>TX!CMD!34!4
>INTR!0x00000800
>Enabling adapter
>TX!CMD!2!0
>INTR!0x00000800
>ieee80211_next_scan: chan 56->60
>Start scanning
>TX!CMD!20!60
>INTR!0x00000800
>INTR!0x00000002
>Notification (20)
>INTR!0x00000002
>Scan channel (36)
>INTR!0x00000002
>Scan channel (40)
>INTR!0x00000002
>Scan channel (44)
>INTR!0x00000002
>Scan channel (48)
>INTR!0x00000002
>RX!DATA!68!52!58
>ieee80211_recv_mgmt: new probe response on chan 52 (bss chan 52) "191" from
>00:0c:db:81:5e:a8
>ieee80211_recv_mgmt: caps 0x401 bintval 100 erp 0x0
>ieee80211_recv_mgmt: country info 55 53 20 24 04 11 34 04 17 95 05 1e
>INTR!0x00000002
>Notification (25)
>Scan channel (52)
>INTR!0x00000002
>RX!DATA!68!56!50
>ieee80211_recv_mgmt: new probe response on chan 56 (bss chan 56) "191" from
>00:0c:db:81:5e:4a
>ieee80211_recv_mgmt: caps 0x401 bintval 100 erp 0x0
>ieee80211_recv_mgmt: country info 55 53 20 24 04 11 34 04 17 95 05 1e
>INTR!0x00000002
>Notification (25)
>Scan channel (56)
>INTR!0x00000002
>Scan channel (60)
>INTR!0x00000002
>Scan channel (64)
>INTR!0x00000002
>Scan channel (149)
>INTR!0x00000002
>Scan channel (153)
>INTR!0x00000002
>Scan channel (157)
>INTR!0x40000000
>iwi0: fatal error
>
>At which point dhclient stalls for several seconds before switching to its
>background mode.  `ifconfig iwi0` then shows "status: no carrier" and no IP
>address assignment.
>
>
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I use static IP:s in my wireless network and it works pretty fine (a 
2200BG-card). Gets some "iwi0: fatal error" but it works though.
I don't know how to solve your problem.



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