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wireless

  1. 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...
  2. poorandunlucky

    Wireless adapter not detected

    I also have this issue where my wireless adapter and Bluetooth radio aren't detected by the operating system... It's the stock interface from a Dell Precision M6500, it's made by Broadcom... I tried loading a bunch of drivers, but I never got any kind of feedback on it... I normally run...
  3. Solved Failing to route from wireless AP

    I was running a WAP from a Ralink PCI card. It worked fine except the signal was weak/spotty because the machine was in the basement. So I replaced the PCI WAP with an Intel network card and cabled that to a D-Link DAP-2330 upstairs. The signal is great now and I can see (tcpdump) traffic when I...
  4. michael_hackson

    Solved Can't make IP aliases through /etc/rc.conf

    Hello! I am trying to set up IP aliases and have been following the handbook (11.6 Virtual Hosts) on how to do this. It seems to work if I do it directly in console with # ifconfig wlan0 inet 192.168.1.10/32 alias, then the console is read: inet 192.168.1.65 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast...
  5. Phishfry

    Downgraded my Atheros Wireless Access Point

    Well I figured an APU3 was a waste as a FreeBSD Wireless Access Point. So I found an old Checkpoint U5 Firewall I had used as a pfSense Wireless Access Point before learning FreeBSD and hostAP. I am pretty surprised how well it does. It gets 3 bars signal whereas my APU3 with Ubiquity SR71E WAP...
  6. vermaden

    Scripted Network Management with network.sh

    Hi, As some of You know there is net-mgmt/networkmgr which allows convenient/graphical Wireless and LAN connections switch. What I miss in it is the WWAN connection management, DNS management, optional MAC generation and network shares unmount at disconnect. With my solution you still need to...
  7. 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...
  8. unknownuser

    hostapd won't start on AR9280

    Hello folks. I got this APU2C4 last week to use as all in one router, firewall, AP with FreeBSD 11. It has two mini PCIe Compex WLE200NX that uses the Atheros AR9280 chipset. I am going to be posting my configuration, hoping that someone can shed some light on what I am doing wrong. # hostapd...
  9. jayxkanz666

    ASUS USB-AC51

    Hey! So this is my second thread on the FreeBSD forums, and I'm trying to get the USB-AC51 by ASUS to work in FreeBSD. In the FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE release notes, it says that "urtwn(4) has been updated to support the ASUS USB-AC51", so it's supposed to be working. I've tried putting...
  10. blueCub

    Issues with WiFi aliases and connectivity

    Hi all, I have a set network aliases in /etc/rc.conf to use them in my jails. # Adding alias for wlan0 for jails ifconfig_wlan0_alias0="inet 192.168.0.100 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.0.255" ifconfig_wlan0_alias1="inet 192.168.0.101 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.0.255"...
  11. 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...
  12. andrewm659

    Wireless on FreeBSD 11 RPI 2

    Need some help with getting my RasPi working. I have everything setup and the OS sees the device. rum0: <Ralink 802.11 bg WLAN, class 0/0, rev 2.00/0.01, addr 6> on usbus0 rum0: MAC/BBP RT2573 (rev 0x2573a), RF RT2528 ifconfig wlan0 wlan0...
  13. sHagen

    Solved rtwn: Lenovo T430, wireless, no able to connect to AP

    Hello, I'm on 11-RELEASE on my Lenovo T430 laptop. I have some trouble to get the wireless network to work. The weird part is, that it works in rare occations. So every 50th boot or so, it connects to my AP just fine. However, rebooting or restarting or changing the interface will break the...
  14. Manuel Solis

    Solved Help setting up WiFi Cards - Unsupported hardware

    Dear FreeBSD Support forum, I didn't want to ask for help about this topic as there is No Supported Hardware involved, but I will appreciate some help, the scenario is like this: Have a Dell Precision T7400 with FreeBSD RELEASE 11 installed and I did try to setting up a few wireless USB cards...
  15. 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...
  16. iwn0 rates behaving badly, very wierd connection

    Sorry if this is a little choppy, I pieced together two different discussions I had on the mailinglist. I currently have all the iwn options enabled(that im aware of) and built into the kernel. In my /etc/rc.conf file I have wlans_iwn0="wlan0" ifconfig_wlan0="-ht WPA SYNCDHCP" Ok without...
  17. topcat

    TP-Link TL-WN725N issue with urtwn

    Hi, I have a TL-725n v2 that I'm using with the urtwn driver. The OS is FreeBSD 10.3 amd64, p5. It connects to the network successfully for about 10-15 mins, and everything works during this period. However, eventually the connection is dropped, the green led goes off, and then it never recovers...
  18. fnoyanisi

    Solved Wifi API

    Hi there, I am looking for a C API that would let me interact with my wireless NIC (such as listing available SSIDs etc...)? Well, a bit of googling revealed there is no API high level APIs in FreeBSD. I had a quick look at some of the code in /usr/src/sys/net80211, but I really would...
  19. wireless REALTEK RTL8723BE suport.

    Hi, I have a laptop with an rtl8723be wireless adapter. I have been searching in Internet how to use it. I only have found references for linux systems, but I have not found for freebsd. It is possible use RTL8723BE adapter in FreeBSD? Please help, I need the wireless conection.
  20. Gerard

    BCM 4318 wireless networking problem

    FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT I am desperately trying to get wireless networking up and running. Everything appears correct; however, the network is never brought UP. I have tried "service netip restart" and rebooting the system, but nothing works. ifconfig wlan0 list scan ifconfig: interface wlan0...