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Date:      Mon, 29 Dec 2003 22:30:41 -0800
From:      Steve Sizemore <>
To:        Ben Dover <>
Subject:   Re: Linksys WMP11 WIFI PCI
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On Sat, Dec 27, 2003 at 08:58:31PM -0500, Ben Dover wrote:
>   Does anyone know if this PCI wireless network card can be utilized in=
> FreeBSD 4.9.  I can't find it in the supported hardware list but there is=
> note that ISA cards are supported the same as the pccards.  Being that=20
> Linksys makes a WPC11 I was hoping that the WMP11 was just a PCI version =
> the pccard version and the driver would work.
>   I have installed the WMP11 and put pccard_enable=3D"YES" in rc.conf but=
> card is not recognized.  Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.

While I can't answer the question directly, I can tell you that I've been
struggling with this same card under 5.1 and 5.2-RC, and haven't found a=20
solution. On a linux list, I found a note where someone said that LinkSys
makes two very different cards, and calls both of them WMP11. (One is type
3 and one is type 4.) My guess is that only one of these is supported by
FreeBSD (or linux, for that matter).

Hopefully, someone on this list, or freebsd-mobile, where I'm copying this
reply, will have a more authoritative answer.

Steve Sizemore <>, (510) 642-8570
Unix System Manager
    Dept. of Mathematics and College of Letters and Science
    University of California, Berkeley

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