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Date:      Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:55:58 +0200
From:      Paul Blockhaus <paul@mueller-blockhaus.de>
To:        gahn <ipfreak@yahoo.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: dell dw1350 mini pci wireless card
Message-ID:  <20140731125558.1db33998@paul-pc.mbnet.de>
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Am Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:31:32 -0700
schrieb gahn via freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>:

> hi, all:
>=20
> i installed freebsd9.3 on a laptop with dw1350 mini pci wireless
> card. well, the default kernel doesn't recognize it. i checked kernel
> file "GENERIC" and found the following lines:
>=20
> #device=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0 bwi=C2=A0=C2=A0=
=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0 # Broadcom BCM=
430x/BCM431x wireless
> NICs. #device=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0 bwn=C2=A0=
=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0 =C2=A0 # Broadcom BCM43xx =
wireless NICs.
>=20
>=20
> the DW1350 card in my laptop has Broadcom BCM94306MP, do you think i
> can get it work with activation of above drivers?
>=20
> thanks.
>=20
> _dave
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>=20

Hi,
yes, if your card has this chip, but then you must recompile the
kernel, probably it is possible to load the kernelmodule at boot. The
line in /boot/loader.conf shuold look like=20
if_bwi_load=3D"YES" and
if_bwn_load=3D"YES"

PS: Please use the man. :)

LG Paul



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