1. fusion809

    Edimax EW-7811UTC, how do I connect to the WiFi?

    Hi, I purchased a Edimax EW-7811UTC WiFi USB adapter because someone in the #freebsd IRC channel told me his EW-7811ULC USB adapter was automatically detected by FreeBSD, I was hoping EW-7811UTC would work as it is similar but has higher possible download speeds. Unfortunately, it's not...
  2. Phishfry

    Any Captive Portal installations?

    I have had captive portal on my bucket list for a while. I want to pipe my IP cams to a neighborhood WAP portal via Zoneminder. Anybody using FreeBSD for a captive portal? pfSense really had a nice implementation. What do you recommend? Obviously I looked around and see WifiDog and some others...
  3. G

    raspberry pi 2 wi-fi interface missing even module should be in the kernel

    Hello, I just hot my new raspberry pi 2. I see a big fat Broadcom chip on it that says "BCM2836" and I'm sure that this one should be the wireless card. I'm using a standard image for RPI2 with nothing custom on it. I have downloaded the source and on the default conf file I see that it's...
  4. B

    WiFi Access Point

    Hi again! This time I want to know how to create a wireless network (WiFi). I have 11.1-RELEASE-p6 on a i386 processor. And yes, also I have a wifi USB adapter. It is a TP-LINK TL-WN722N. I want to know, what I need to configure to be able to use this USB as an antenna? Thanks (again)
  5. Nicola Mingotti

    Solved Wifi AP too slow

    Hi guys, I have this problem I can not sort out, I hope you can give me some ideas. The story is I made an Wireless Access point in FreeBSD-11.1 running in an BeagleBone Black. My wifi adapter is an Alfa AWUS036HN, recognized as "run0", 802.11g. [n not available] The thing works, the olny...
  6. P

    Mobile device type: FreeBSD?

    Hi all, Apologies in advance for being unsure where best to post. I've recently noticed upon reviewing my home network that my VZW Samsung S7 smg930v appears as type: 'FreeBSD' rather than 'Samsung Galaxy' or 'unknown'. This lead me here. I wonder if this is anything to be concerned about...
  7. i-bsd

    Need wireless USB dongle recommendation (with good range)

    I know this question has probably been asked a thousand times here (sorry) but I'm in need of a quality wireless USB dongle with very good range (i.e. antenna). Currently I'm using an Edimax nano dongle that I bought off Amazon which connects fine, but the signal is very weak. I'm sure with a...
  8. T

    Incredibly slow 5 GHz wifi performance

    I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X230 with the Centrino Advanced-N 6205 card. I've got FreeBSD 12.0-CURRENT installed and I can successfully connect to my home WiFi on the 5 GHz band. However, I'm noticing that there is a significant performance hit to my Internet speeds. When I had a Linux distro...
  9. E

    Well-supported PCI Express Wifi card?

    I'm in the situation where my desktop needs to have wifi. It runs the latest RELEASE amd64 version of FreeBSD. I would much rather have wired ethernet, but it's rather difficult to run wires in my current setup. Are there any well-supported, high quality desktop WiFi cards? I've been trying to...
  10. Z

    Can't set up wifi

    The command "pciconf -lv | grep -B3 network" outputs two things. One being my Ethernet device and the other my Qualcomm Atheros device. Qualcomm Atheros: Device: QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter Class: network ifconfig doesn't seem to detect my wireless device. What can I do to...
  11. H

    Solved iwn wifi awefully slow

    Hi there, I have a dell latitude d830 laptop with an intel pro/wireless 4965 wifi card. With windows 7 and with debian gnu/linux I had data transfer rates into the internet at around 240 kB/s (the maximum my provider offers here). Unfortunately there was a serious hard disc crash so I replaced...
  12. nengkya

    connectiong wifi

    [Ask] I'm new here to FreeBSD 11. Succed installing, and wifi-connection through installer. # ifconfig wlan0 : wlan0: flags=8843<UP, BROADCAST, RUNNING, SIMPLEX, MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500 ether ec:08:6b:2a:49:9c inet6 fe80::ee08:6bff:fe2a:499c%wlan0 prefixlen 64 scopied 0x3 inet...
  13. 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...
  14. Karolson


    Hello All Fresh guy here (First try BSD, just want some this true UNIX feel), but I got one problem. I got Lenovo Y70. I install FreeBSD from usb, all go nice and smooth ,making a 3 partitions (auto from Bsd installer) swap, boot, and /. I am using Grub 2 to boot BSD , i got grub installed on...
  15. E

    FreeBSD 10->11: How can I change the WiFi interface mac address?

    Hi everyone, I upgraded to FreeBSD 11 yesterday. Seems like you can't manage interface settings with ifconfig anymore. For instance, I used to do this: ifconfig ath0 ether ff:ff:ff:... ifconfig wlan0 create wlandev ath0 Now, I can't do anything to ath0. If I set the mac address on wlan0, it...
  16. dave

    FreeBSD 11-RC1 urtwn Associated But No Traffic

    Hello, I am running FreeBSD 11 RC1 on a raspberry pi 2. I have a urtwn usb wifi device. I can get it associated with my access point, but it just won't seem to send/receive any traffic: not DHCP packets, and not pings if I configure it statically. # uname -a FreeBSD rpi2 11.0-RC1 FreeBSD...
  17. C

    Problem with wpa_supplicant (wlan0 no carrier)

    Hello, I've got a little problem with my WLAN-Configuration. The WLAN-Card of my laptop is not supported by FreeBSD, so I bought an USB adapter with a Realtek RTL 8192CU chip. Then I put the lines if_urtwn_load="YES" legal.realtek.license_ack=1 into my /boot/loader.conf like described in...
  18. Nureo

    How to install and configure Atheros USB WiFi-card?

    Hello. I have a USB WiFi-card. It is Atheros TL-WN722N (TP-LINK). How I do for install the current free (like in freedom) drivers? and, how can I configure them? I want to make WiFi connections.
  19. Stefan G.

    wlan0 keeps going DOWN on its own

    New FreeBSD install (and new to FreeBSD). My DELL Latitude's wlan0 keeps going DOWN on its own. Running dmesg only shows this: Limiting closed port RST response from 203 to 200 packets/sec wlan0: link state changed to DOWN ifa_del_loopback_route: deletion failed: 48 What else can I do to...
  20. Kalero

    Broadcom BCM4313 Wireless Device

    Hi, yesterday I installed FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT and wanted to set up my wifi. I have a Broadcom BCM4313 and I read googleing there were some problems attempting to get this card working with the net/bwn-firmware-kmod, so some people used ndis to use the Windows' drivers. Because I wouldn't like...