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    How to setup Network on Dell Latitude E5420?

    Hey y'all, I'm new to BSD and have just installed FreeBSD and KDE Plasma on my Dell Latitude E5420. My wifi is not working, but LAN is. I've read that my wifi card is not supported by FreeBSD (Broadcom) but that it could possible to create the drivers myself using XP drivers and ndisscvt. I...
  2. aurora

    Making USRobotics WiFi work with NDIS on FreeBSD 7.4 or 7.2

    Hello I'm trying to make my USRobotics WiFi PCI card work with NDIS on FreeBSD 7.4. The chipset of the card is BCMWL5 and those 2 files necessary for ndisgen to form a kernel loadable driver are present: bcmwl5.inf BCMWL5.SYS ndisgen has successfully compiled them into kernel loadable file...
  3. wardbones

    Broadcom 4331 Wifi, ndis crashes the kernel

    Hello, friends. I followed the directions in the FreeBSD Handbook and everything went really well. I made a mistake the first time and made a 32 bit module but I loaded it and unloaded, no problem, didn't show ndis0 under ifconfig but when I made the 64-Bit module, as soon as I kldload the...
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    NDIS wireless help on 11.1-BETA3

    I recently upgraded to 11.1-BETA3 due to its patch fixing ndis. However, I cannot get ndis to work. I am using the 64-bit Win2000/XP drivers downloaded from here (I'm on amd64), and the generated module loads with very little issue (except for no match for IoWMIOpenBlock and no match for...
  5. asys

    Can I do anything about unsupported wireless card?

    I have asked a similar question in this thread(59187#post-342471) but I'm not the author of the thread so I figure a new thread would be a good idea. My laptop comes with Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 wireless card and I have all the reason to believe that it will not be supported well through its...
  6. aurora

    Solved USRobotics BCMWL5 ndis driver issues on FreeBSD-7.2

    I've just finished compiling the NDIS driver for my USRobotics USR5417 (BCM4318 chipset) WiFi PCI card. The resulting kernel driver formed by the ndisgen utility is BCMWL5_SYS.ko and it loads itself under the name ndis0 perfectly. I've configured everything that are outlined at the 31.3 Wireless...