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Date:      Tue, 13 Jan 2009 17:00:42 -0500
From:      "maddaemon@gmail.com" <maddaemon@gmail.com>
To:        "Alain G. Fabry" <alainfabry@belgacom.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: 3945ABG wireless problems
Message-ID:  <6c1774c50901131400n481ff98bm895c9afb0a121f51@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20090109075548.GA8216@desmo.3rdrock.kicks-ass.net>
References:  <20090109075548.GA8216@desmo.3rdrock.kicks-ass.net>

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On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 2:55 AM, Alain G. Fabry <alainfabry@belgacom.net> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I'm having problems with my 3945ABG Wireless card.
>
> I keep on getting "wpi0: Radio Transmitter is switched off"
>
> pushing 802.11 button on laptop -> Turning OFF
> -------------------------------
> Jan  9 07:59:08 desmo kernel: ugen0: at uhub0 port 1 (addr 2) disconnected
> Jan  9 07:59:08 desmo kernel: ugen0: detached
>
> pushing 802.11 button again -> Turning ON
> -----------------------------------------
> Jan  9 07:59:13 desmo root: Unknown USB device: vendor 0x03f0 product 0x171d bus uhub0
> Jan  9 07:59:13 desmo kernel: ugen0: <Broadcom Corp HP Integrated Module, class 224/1, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 2> on uhub0
>
> ifconfig wpi0 up
> ----------------
> Jan  9 07:58:51 desmo kernel: NEWSTATE:INIT
> Jan  9 07:58:51 desmo kernel: Resetting the card - clearing any uploaded firmware
> Jan  9 07:58:51 desmo kernel: Loading microcode  size 0x384
> Jan  9 07:58:51 desmo kernel: firmware status=0xffff0000, val=0x40400000, result=0x40400000
> Jan  9 07:58:51 desmo kernel: Status Match! - ntries = 0
> Jan  9 07:58:51 desmo kernel: microcode alive notification version 10e02 alive 1
> Jan  9 07:58:51 desmo kernel: microcode alive notification version 10e02 alive 1
> Jan  9 07:58:51 desmo kernel: wpi0: Radio Transmitter is switched off
> Jan  9 07:58:51 desmo kernel: state changed to 1
> Jan  9 07:58:51 desmo kernel: wpi0: Radio transmitter is switched off
>
> I notice that I didn't have the license at /usr/share/doc/legal/intel_wpi/LICENSE, so I grabbed it from http://people.freebsd.org/~benjsc/downloads/wpi/20071102-freebsd-wpi.tar.gz
>
> /boot/loader.conf includes the following
> ----------------------------------------
> if_wpi_load="YES"
> wlan_load="YES"
> wlan_amrr_load="YES"
> firmware_load="YES"
> wpifw_load="YES"
> legal.intel_wpi.license_ack=1
>
> What am I doing wrong here....??

These might be of interest to you:

http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=965
http://groups.google.com/group/mailing.freebsd.mobile/browse_thread/thread/1f9bed1561f5d676?pli=1



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