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Date:      Fri, 22 Nov 2013 10:11:18 +0000
From:      "Thomas Mueller" <mueller6724@bellsouth.net>
To:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Trying to use TP-LINK TL-WN7200ND as network connection.
Message-ID:  <45.40.31125.6CD2F825@cdptpa-oedge03>
References:  <CALFgp2NPrFCiGfCCscHL+d-cYfAZhM4ydm171t02YDzXJo0n2A@mail.gmail.com, <alpine.BSF.2.00.1311212159160.64361@wonkity.com>

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On Thu, 21 Nov 2013, Edwin L. Culp W. wrote:
        
> I have tried tu get the above usb adapter on several versions of freebsd.
> I am unable to get it to work.  Only the connection to USB is seen.

> run0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 2290
>        ether 64:66:b3:0e:42:33
>        nd6 options=29<PERFORMNUD,IFDISABLED,AUTO_LINKLOCAL>
>        media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (autoselect)
>        status: no carrier

> It has no carrier.

> I must be missing something very basic that I haven't found after two days.

and Warren Block responded:

> This short setup article is for FreeBSD 9 and later:
> http://www.wonkity.com/~wblock/docs/html/wireless.html

Is there no pushbutton event needed?

User pushes a button on wireless adapter, physical or virtual/software, and that requires the wireless client to push the button, physical or virtual/software, within two minutes.

An alternative to the pushbutton is the PIN.        

Tom




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