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    Freebsd 13.1: Wifi oddity: Need to dual boot linux/freebsd to get my wifi working

    Hi everyone, I have got an old laptop (hp pavillon dv7) on which I am dual booting Linux (artix) and Freebsd 13.1. My wireless chipset is a Broadcom 4312. I did some researchs on the forum, found all the required information and did my settings accordingly. The ending result is quite...
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    Wifi stops working after suspend/resume

    Hi everyone, I'm trying to get wifi to work in an old Macbook. I followed the instructions in this thread: BCM4322 - WIFI Card - Freebsd 11.2 not working. In short, I compiled a new kernel with the BWN_GPL_PHY and BWN_DEBUG options enabled, installed firmware from net/bwn-firmware-kmod, and...
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    Wifi stopped working 13.1

    I believe I may have misconfigured something, but I am not sure what. I am connecting to a hotel AP with a captured portal at this time. I was attempting to request a new dhcp lease (at this point I still had a connection - able to ping google.com). I did so by attempting to run dhclient on my...
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    Netgear a6100 wifi usb adapter drivers

    I am trying to use a usb dongle with freebsd on my rpi4. In the manual of the dongle, i see that they have drivers listed but its for windows. https://bsd-hardware.info/?id=usb:0846-9052 This says it is supported but what does that mean exactly.... does that mean i need to load the drivers or...
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    Switching from Raspbian OS to FreeBSD

    I got an SD card img file from the FreeBSD site and put it onto the micro SD card that goes into my raspberry pi 4. I am doing this so I can ssh into it and run my c files from my main computer easily. When I had Raspbian OS which is what came pre installed, I was able to wirelessly connect to...
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    Driver for RTL8812AE

    Sorry my english is not very good. I need the driver for my wifi card: none0@pci0:3:0:0: class=0x028000 rev=0x01 hdr=0x00 vendor=0x10ec device=0x8812 subvendor=0x1186 subdevice=0x3305 vendor = 'Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.' device = 'RTL8812AE 802.11ac PCIe Wireless...
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    Trying to get WiFi work on Thinkpad T520

    I am having a hard time trying to get WLAN work on the Thinkpad T520 with its Centrino 6300 wifi card using 13.0-RELEASE-p8. # pciconf -lv <snip> iwn0@pci0:3:0:0: class=0x028000 rev=0x3e hdr=0x00 vendor=0x8086 device=0x4238 subvendor=0x8086 subdevice=0x1111 vendor = 'Intel...
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    Solved OpenVPN + NAT + routing

    Hi, everyone. Seems like between the times I DO the PF config, I forget something very important :) Anyway. My box has 3 NICs. There is WAN and LAN ethernets, then there is a WIFI AP managed by hostapd. And here is my /etc/pf.conf: out_if = "igb0" lan_if = "igb1" wifi_if = "wlan0" nonroute =...
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    Unable to connect to WiFi with Intel AC 9560

    Hi everyone, I am new to FreeBSD, coming from Linux. I downloaded FreeBSD 13.0 Release amd64.disc1.iso, using Lenovo IdeaPad C300. Installed everything with Ethernet cable, however when trying to use WiFi, I'm unable to. Steps taken: sysctl net.wlan.devices -> net.wlan.devices: iwm0 dmesg...
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    The cheapest but not the shittiest wifi dongle I can purchase on aliexpress that doesn't explode within a week or 3

    I need a wifi dongle cause my new pc motherboard doesn't have built in WiFi so what is the The cheapest but not the shittiest wifi dongle I can purchase on aliexpress that doesn't explode within a week or 3
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    Getting wifi to work on FreeBSD is nearly impossible.

    I've searched Google. I've searched the FreeBSD forums and documentation. Every computer that I've tried FreeBSD on, getting wifi to work isn't possible. I got it to work once with a USB Netgear dongle, but even then it was a hassle and was extremely slow. I know the forum rules forbid "Why...
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    Atheros AR9580 and AR9582 pcie from Mikrotik? (ath_hal?)

    Hi, Anyone using similar wifi PCIe cards? Atheros AR9580 and AR9582 Will “ath_hal” or other FreeBSD module work with them? Im thinking of getting R11e-2HPnD and R11e-5HnD from Mikrotik. Thanks
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    Unstable WiFi Speeds Intel 8265/8275

    Hello. For quite a while I've been dealing with a highly unstable wifi connection on 13.0 (and if its relevant I'm dual booting Windows 10 on another drive on the same machine). My motherboard has an intel 8265/8275 which from my understanding is supported by the iwm driver. The main issue is...
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    No WiFi on fresh FreeBSD install.

    Just installed and booted FreeBSD on a 64 gig sd on my HP 11A G8 EE chromebook Need help configuring network already tried a bunch of things but they won't work!
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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...
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    Just Installed, No WiFi

    Hi, I hope this is the right forum. I just installed and from the screen with “cable” connected to router I could: ping www.yahoo.com ping www.google.com Both returned to me data (64 bytes from 216.58…. icmp_seq=11 tt1=109 time=60.234 ms) Unplugged the cable and got “no route to host” So I...
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    Wifi shows up in pciconf, but not configured as wlan0

    After a few days of hacking, I'm very close to finally using FreeBSD. I think I have one (hopefully) final step left, to get wifi working. Currently, my wifi adapter shows up in pciconf, but it doesn't seem to show up as wlan0. Running net-mgmt/wifimgr gives me the error ifconfig: interface...
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    Does it mean that FreeBSD supports my NIC if wifi works while running in VMware as Guest?

    First of all Hello everybody, I am new to the forum and FreeBSD, I am also posting this in general because it didn't feel like it belonged in a more specific category. Apologies if my question is stupid, but I understand very little of how virtualization treats hardware components, My question...
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    Can I compile Linux hardware code with FreeBSD?

    So I have a close-source wi-fi card. It works fine with windows ofc and fine with Linux because Ubuntu's developers develop a hardware support for that driver and its open-source. So Im really enjoying using FreeBSD but not being able to connection internet without ethernet cable or extra wi-fi...
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    Solved MacBook Pro 8,1 setup trouble

    Hello and thanks already for having clicked on this! I'm having some trouble getting FreeBSD setup fully working on my late 2011 13" MPB. Most things do work suprisingly well but here are my problems: Trackpad Suspend/Resume WiFi (BCM 4331) Some general info: FreeBSD 13.0 is installed on a...
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