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Broadcom 43228

psic

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#1
I try to get my wifi adaptater, BC43228, works using bwi() or bwn().
I want to only one of those module to be load by the kernel. As I load one using /boot/loader.conf or a custom kernel compilation, there are always the two modules (if_bwn and if_bwi) loaded at boot. I do not know why?
 

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#2
What version of FreeBSD? And can you show us your kernel config?
 

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#3
FreeBSD 10.3-RELEASE.


When I was trying to use the bwi. My kernel compilation configuratoin
Code:
#
# GENERIC -- Generic kernel configuration file for FreeBSD/amd64
#
# For more information on this file, please read the config(5) manual page,
# and/or the handbook section on Kernel Configuration Files:
#
#  http://www.FreeBSD.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/kernelconfig-config.html
#
# The handbook is also available locally in /usr/share/doc/handbook
# if you've installed the doc distribution, otherwise always see the
# FreeBSD World Wide Web server (http://www.FreeBSD.org/) for the
# latest information.
#
# An exhaustive list of options and more detailed explanations of the
# device lines is also present in the ../../conf/NOTES and NOTES files.
# If you are in doubt as to the purpose or necessity of a line, check first
# in NOTES.
#
# $FreeBSD$

cpu     HAMMER
ident     GENERIC

makeoptions   DEBUG=-g     # Build kernel with gdb(1) debug symbols
makeoptions   WITH_CTF=1     # Run ctfconvert(1) for DTrace support

options    SCHED_ULE     # ULE scheduler
options    PREEMPTION     # Enable kernel thread preemption
options    INET       # InterNETworking
options    INET6       # IPv6 communications protocols
options    TCP_OFFLOAD     # TCP offload
options    SCTP       # Stream Control Transmission Protocol
options    FFS       # Berkeley Fast Filesystem
options    SOFTUPDATES     # Enable FFS soft updates support
options    UFS_ACL       # Support for access control lists
options    UFS_DIRHASH     # Improve performance on big directories
options    UFS_GJOURNAL     # Enable gjournal-based UFS journaling
options    QUOTA       # Enable disk quotas for UFS
options    MD_ROOT       # MD is a potential root device
options    NFSCL       # New Network Filesystem Client
options    NFSD       # New Network Filesystem Server
options    NFSLOCKD     # Network Lock Manager
options    NFS_ROOT     # NFS usable as /, requires NFSCL
options    MSDOSFS       # MSDOS Filesystem
options    CD9660       # ISO 9660 Filesystem
options    PROCFS       # Process filesystem (requires PSEUDOFS)
options    PSEUDOFS     # Pseudo-filesystem framework
options    GEOM_PART_GPT     # GUID Partition Tables.
options    GEOM_RAID     # Soft RAID functionality.
options    GEOM_LABEL     # Provides labelization
options    COMPAT_FREEBSD32   # Compatible with i386 binaries
options    COMPAT_FREEBSD4     # Compatible with FreeBSD4
options    COMPAT_FREEBSD5     # Compatible with FreeBSD5
options    COMPAT_FREEBSD6     # Compatible with FreeBSD6
options    COMPAT_FREEBSD7     # Compatible with FreeBSD7
options    SCSI_DELAY=5000     # Delay (in ms) before probing SCSI
options    KTRACE       # ktrace(1) support
options    STACK       # stack(9) support
options    SYSVSHM       # SYSV-style shared memory
options    SYSVMSG       # SYSV-style message queues
options    SYSVSEM       # SYSV-style semaphores
options    _KPOSIX_PRIORITY_SCHEDULING # POSIX P1003_1B real-time extensions
options    PRINTF_BUFR_SIZE=128   # Prevent printf output being interspersed.
options    KBD_INSTALL_CDEV   # install a CDEV entry in /dev
options    HWPMC_HOOKS     # Necessary kernel hooks for hwpmc(4)
options    AUDIT       # Security event auditing
options    CAPABILITY_MODE     # Capsicum capability mode
options    CAPABILITIES     # Capsicum capabilities
options    PROCDESC     # Support for process descriptors
options    MAC       # TrustedBSD MAC Framework
options    KDTRACE_FRAME     # Ensure frames are compiled in
options    KDTRACE_HOOKS     # Kernel DTrace hooks
options    DDB_CTF       # Kernel ELF linker loads CTF data
options    INCLUDE_CONFIG_FILE   # Include this file in kernel
options    RACCT       # Resource accounting framework
options    RACCT_DEFAULT_TO_DISABLED # Set kern.racct.enable=0 by default
options    RCTL       # Resource limits

# Debugging support.  Always need this:
options    KDB       # Enable kernel debugger support.
options    KDB_TRACE     # Print a stack trace for a panic.

# Make an SMP-capable kernel by default
options    SMP       # Symmetric MultiProcessor Kernel

# CPU frequency control
device     cpufreq

# Bus support.
device     acpi
options    ACPI_DMAR
device     pci

# Floppy drives
device     fdc

# Enable VIMAGE - KPM
options     VIMAGE       # Provide jails with vnet support

# ATA controllers
device     ahci       # AHCI-compatible SATA controllers
device     ata       # Legacy ATA/SATA controllers
options    ATA_STATIC_ID     # Static device numbering
device     mvs       # Marvell 88SX50XX/88SX60XX/88SX70XX/SoC SATA
device     siis       # SiliconImage SiI3124/SiI3132/SiI3531 SATA

# SCSI Controllers
device     ahc       # AHA2940 and onboard AIC7xxx devices
options    AHC_REG_PRETTY_PRINT   # Print register bitfields in debug
           # output.  Adds ~128k to driver.
device     ahd       # AHA39320/29320 and onboard AIC79xx devices
options    AHD_REG_PRETTY_PRINT   # Print register bitfields in debug
           # output.  Adds ~215k to driver.
device     esp       # AMD Am53C974 (Tekram DC-390(T))
device     hptiop       # Highpoint RocketRaid 3xxx series
device     isp       # Qlogic family
#device     ispfw       # Firmware for QLogic HBAs- normally a module
device     mpt       # LSI-Logic MPT-Fusion
device     mps       # LSI-Logic MPT-Fusion 2
device     mpr       # LSI-Logic MPT-Fusion 3
#device     ncr       # NCR/Symbios Logic
device     sym       # NCR/Symbios Logic (newer chipsets + those of `ncr')
device     trm       # Tekram DC395U/UW/F DC315U adapters

device     adv       # Advansys SCSI adapters
device     adw       # Advansys wide SCSI adapters
device     aic       # Adaptec 15[012]x SCSI adapters, AIC-6[23]60.
device     bt       # Buslogic/Mylex MultiMaster SCSI adapters
device     isci       # Intel C600 SAS controller

# ATA/SCSI peripherals
device     scbus       # SCSI bus (required for ATA/SCSI)
device     ch       # SCSI media changers
device     da       # Direct Access (disks)
device     sa       # Sequential Access (tape etc)
device     cd       # CD
device     pass       # Passthrough device (direct ATA/SCSI access)
device     ses       # Enclosure Services (SES and SAF-TE)
#device     ctl       # CAM Target Layer

# RAID controllers interfaced to the SCSI subsystem
device     amr       # AMI MegaRAID
device     arcmsr       # Areca SATA II RAID
#XXX it is not 64-bit clean, -scottl
#device     asr       # DPT SmartRAID V, VI and Adaptec SCSI RAID
device     ciss       # Compaq Smart RAID 5*
device     dpt       # DPT Smartcache III, IV - See NOTES for options
device     hptmv       # Highpoint RocketRAID 182x
device     hptnr       # Highpoint DC7280, R750
device     hptrr       # Highpoint RocketRAID 17xx, 22xx, 23xx, 25xx
device     hpt27xx       # Highpoint RocketRAID 27xx
device     iir       # Intel Integrated RAID
device     ips       # IBM (Adaptec) ServeRAID
device     mly       # Mylex AcceleRAID/eXtremeRAID
device     twa       # 3ware 9000 series PATA/SATA RAID
device     tws       # LSI 3ware 9750 SATA+SAS 6Gb/s RAID controller

# RAID controllers
device     aac       # Adaptec FSA RAID
device     aacp       # SCSI passthrough for aac (requires CAM)
device     aacraid       # Adaptec by PMC RAID
device     ida       # Compaq Smart RAID
device     mfi       # LSI MegaRAID SAS
device     mlx       # Mylex DAC960 family
device     mrsas       # LSI/Avago MegaRAID SAS/SATA, 6Gb/s and 12Gb/s
#XXX PCI ID conflicts with ahd(4) and mvs(4)
#device     pmspcv       # PMC-Sierra SAS/SATA Controller driver
#XXX pointer/int warnings
#device     pst       # Promise Supertrak SX6000
device     twe       # 3ware ATA RAID

# NVM Express (NVMe) support
device     nvme       # base NVMe driver
device     nvd       # expose NVMe namespaces as disks, depends on nvme

# atkbdc0 controls both the keyboard and the PS/2 mouse
device     atkbdc       # AT keyboard controller
device     atkbd       # AT keyboard
device     psm       # PS/2 mouse

device     kbdmux       # keyboard multiplexer

device     vga       # VGA video card driver
options    VESA       # Add support for VESA BIOS Extensions (VBE)

device     splash       # Splash screen and screen saver support

# syscons is the default console driver, resembling an SCO console
device     sc
options    SC_PIXEL_MODE     # add support for the raster text mode

# vt is the new video console driver
device     vt
device     vt_vga
device     vt_efifb

device     agp       # support several AGP chipsets

# PCCARD (PCMCIA) support
# PCMCIA and cardbus bridge support
device     cbb       # cardbus (yenta) bridge
device     pccard       # PC Card (16-bit) bus
device     cardbus       # CardBus (32-bit) bus

# Serial (COM) ports
device     uart       # Generic UART driver

# Parallel port
device     ppc
device     ppbus       # Parallel port bus (required)
device     lpt       # Printer
device     ppi       # Parallel port interface device
#device     vpo       # Requires scbus and da

device     puc       # Multi I/O cards and multi-channel UARTs

# PCI Ethernet NICs.
device     bxe       # Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5771X/BCM578XX 10GbE
device     de       # DEC/Intel DC21x4x (``Tulip'')
device     em       # Intel PRO/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Family
device     igb       # Intel PRO/1000 PCIE Server Gigabit Family
device     ix       # Intel PRO/10GbE PCIE PF Ethernet
device     ixv       # Intel PRO/10GbE PCIE VF Ethernet
device     ixl       # Intel XL710 40Gbe PCIE Ethernet
device     ixlv       # Intel XL710 40Gbe VF PCIE Ethernet
device     le       # AMD Am7900 LANCE and Am79C9xx PCnet
device     ti       # Alteon Networks Tigon I/II gigabit Ethernet
device     txp       # 3Com 3cR990 (``Typhoon'')
device     vx       # 3Com 3c590, 3c595 (``Vortex'')

# PCI Ethernet NICs that use the common MII bus controller code.
# NOTE: Be sure to keep the 'device miibus' line in order to use these NICs!
device     miibus       # MII bus support
device     ae       # Attansic/Atheros L2 FastEthernet
device     age       # Attansic/Atheros L1 Gigabit Ethernet
device     alc       # Atheros AR8131/AR8132 Ethernet
device     ale       # Atheros AR8121/AR8113/AR8114 Ethernet
device     bce       # Broadcom BCM5706/BCM5708 Gigabit Ethernet
device     bfe       # Broadcom BCM440x 10/100 Ethernet
device     bge       # Broadcom BCM570xx Gigabit Ethernet
device     cas       # Sun Cassini/Cassini+ and NS DP83065 Saturn
device     dc       # DEC/Intel 21143 and various workalikes
device     et       # Agere ET1310 10/100/Gigabit Ethernet
device     fxp       # Intel EtherExpress PRO/100B (82557, 82558)
device     gem       # Sun GEM/Sun ERI/Apple GMAC
device     hme       # Sun HME (Happy Meal Ethernet)
device     jme       # JMicron JMC250 Gigabit/JMC260 Fast Ethernet
device     lge       # Level 1 LXT1001 gigabit Ethernet
device     msk       # Marvell/SysKonnect Yukon II Gigabit Ethernet
device     nfe       # nVidia nForce MCP on-board Ethernet
device     nge       # NatSemi DP83820 gigabit Ethernet
#device     nve       # nVidia nForce MCP on-board Ethernet Networking
device     pcn       # AMD Am79C97x PCI 10/100 (precedence over 'le')
device     re       # RealTek 8139C+/8169/8169S/8110S
device     rl       # RealTek 8129/8139
device     sf       # Adaptec AIC-6915 (``Starfire'')
device     sge       # Silicon Integrated Systems SiS190/191
device     sis       # Silicon Integrated Systems SiS 900/SiS 7016
device     sk       # SysKonnect SK-984x & SK-982x gigabit Ethernet
device     ste       # Sundance ST201 (D-Link DFE-550TX)
device     stge       # Sundance/Tamarack TC9021 gigabit Ethernet
device     tl       # Texas Instruments ThunderLAN
device     tx       # SMC EtherPower II (83c170 ``EPIC'')
device     vge       # VIA VT612x gigabit Ethernet
device     vr       # VIA Rhine, Rhine II
device     wb       # Winbond W89C840F
device     xl       # 3Com 3c90x (``Boomerang'', ``Cyclone'')

# ISA Ethernet NICs.  pccard NICs included.
device     cs       # Crystal Semiconductor CS89x0 NIC
# 'device ed' requires 'device miibus'
device     ed       # NE[12]000, SMC Ultra, 3c503, DS8390 cards
device     ex       # Intel EtherExpress Pro/10 and Pro/10+
device     ep       # Etherlink III based cards
device     fe       # Fujitsu MB8696x based cards
device     sn       # SMC's 9000 series of Ethernet chips
device     xe       # Xircom pccard Ethernet

# Wireless NIC cards
device     wlan       # 802.11 support
options    IEEE80211_DEBUG     # enable debug msgs
options    IEEE80211_AMPDU_AGE   # age frames in AMPDU reorder q's
options    IEEE80211_SUPPORT_MESH   # enable 802.11s draft support
device     wlan_wep     # 802.11 WEP support
device     wlan_ccmp     # 802.11 CCMP support
device     wlan_tkip     # 802.11 TKIP support
device     wlan_amrr     # AMRR transmit rate control algorithm
device     an       # Aironet 4500/4800 802.11 wireless NICs.
device     ath       # Atheros NICs
device     ath_pci       # Atheros pci/cardbus glue
device     ath_hal       # pci/cardbus chip support
options    AH_SUPPORT_AR5416   # enable AR5416 tx/rx descriptors
options    AH_AR5416_INTERRUPT_MITIGATION # AR5416 interrupt mitigation
options    ATH_ENABLE_11N     # Enable 802.11n support for AR5416 and later
device     ath_rate_sample     # SampleRate tx rate control for ath
device     bwi       # Broadcom BCM430x/BCM431x wireless NICs.
#device     bwn       # Broadcom BCM43xx wireless NICs.
#device     ipw       # Intel 2100 wireless NICs.
#device     iwi       # Intel 2200BG/2225BG/2915ABG wireless NICs.
#device     iwn       # Intel 4965/1000/5000/6000 wireless NICs.
#device     malo       # Marvell Libertas wireless NICs.
#device     mwl       # Marvell 88W8363 802.11n wireless NICs.
#device     ral       # Ralink Technology RT2500 wireless NICs.
#device     wi       # WaveLAN/Intersil/Symbol 802.11 wireless NICs.
#device     wpi       # Intel 3945ABG wireless NICs.

# Pseudo devices.
device     loop       # Network loopback
device     random       # Entropy device
device     padlock_rng     # VIA Padlock RNG
device     rdrand_rng     # Intel Bull Mountain RNG
device     ether       # Ethernet support
device     vlan       # 802.1Q VLAN support
device     tun       # Packet tunnel.
device     md       # Memory "disks"
device     gif       # IPv6 and IPv4 tunneling
device     faith       # IPv6-to-IPv4 relaying (translation)
device     firmware     # firmware assist module

# The `bpf' device enables the Berkeley Packet Filter.
# Be aware of the administrative consequences of enabling this!
# Note that 'bpf' is required for DHCP.
device     bpf       # Berkeley packet filter

# USB support
options    USB_DEBUG     # enable debug msgs
device     uhci       # UHCI PCI->USB interface
device     ohci       # OHCI PCI->USB interface
device     ehci       # EHCI PCI->USB interface (USB 2.0)
device     xhci       # XHCI PCI->USB interface (USB 3.0)
device     usb       # USB Bus (required)
device     ukbd       # Keyboard
device     umass       # Disks/Mass storage - Requires scbus and da

# Sound support
device     sound       # Generic sound driver (required)
device     snd_cmi       # CMedia CMI8338/CMI8738
device     snd_csa       # Crystal Semiconductor CS461x/428x
device     snd_emu10kx     # Creative SoundBlaster Live! and Audigy
device     snd_es137x     # Ensoniq AudioPCI ES137x
device     snd_hda       # Intel High Definition Audio
device     snd_ich       # Intel, NVidia and other ICH AC'97 Audio
device     snd_via8233     # VIA VT8233x Audio

# MMC/SD
device     mmc       # MMC/SD bus
device     mmcsd       # MMC/SD memory card
device     sdhci       # Generic PCI SD Host Controller

# VirtIO support
device     virtio       # Generic VirtIO bus (required)
device     virtio_pci     # VirtIO PCI device
device     vtnet       # VirtIO Ethernet device
device     virtio_blk     # VirtIO Block device
device     virtio_scsi     # VirtIO SCSI device
device     virtio_balloon     # VirtIO Memory Balloon device

# HyperV drivers and enchancement support
# NOTE: HYPERV depends on hyperv.  They must be added or removed together.
options    HYPERV       # Hyper-V kernel infrastructure
device     hyperv       # HyperV drivers

# Xen HVM Guest Optimizations
# NOTE: XENHVM depends on xenpci.  They must be added or removed together.
options    XENHVM       # Xen HVM kernel infrastructure
device     xenpci       # Xen HVM Hypervisor services driver

# VMware support
device     vmx       # VMware VMXNET3 Ethernet

/boot/loader.conf

Code:
# * IMPORTANT NOTICE *
# Run 'grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg' after making changes to this file
###############################################################################
crypto_load="YES"
aesni_load="YES"
geom_eli_load="YES"
# Tune ZFS Arc Size - Change to adjust memory used for disk cache
vfs.zfs.arc_max="512M"
zfs_load="YES"

#if_bwn_load="YES"
#bwn_v4_lp_ucode_load="YES"

if_bwi_load="YES"
if_bwn_load="NO"
#wlan_scan_ap_load="YES"
#wlan_scan_sta_load="YES"
wlan_wep_load="YES"
#wlan_ccmp_load="YES"
wlan_tkip_load="YES"
/etc/rc.conf

Code:
# Auto-Enabled NICs from pc-sysinstall
ifconfig_bge0="DHCP"
# Auto-Enabled NICs from pc-sysinstall
ifconfig_bge0_ipv6="inet6 accept_rtadv"
hostname="psic"
pcsysconfig_enable="YES"
zfs_enable="YES"
ipv6_activate_all_interfaces="NO"

#network_interfaces="AUTO"
wpa_supplicant_enable="YES"
wlans_bwi0="wlan0"
ifconfig_wlan0="WPA SYNCDHCP"
 

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#4
Never edit GENERIC. If your kernel is named GENERIC we assume you are, in fact, running GENERIC and not a customized kernel.

In short, revert your changes to GENERIC and use that. Both bwi(4) and bwn(4) are disabled by default.
 

psic

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#5
I did not edit GENERIC, I copied the file into a KERN1 kernel file, and edit it.
Then run :

make buildkernel KERNCONF=KERN1

and

# make installkernel KERNCONF=KERN1


I should have change the ident field of the kernel file into KERN1
 

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I did not edit GENERIC, I copied the file into a KERN1 kernel file, and edit it.
Ok, that's good. But you need to modify the ident line too. It still shows GENERIC.

Then run :

make buildkernel KERNCONF=KERN1

and

# make installkernel KERNCONF=KERN1
Did you also run mergemaster(8)?

I should have change the ident field of the kernel file into KERN1
Yes. Otherwise the kernel is not identifiable as custom.
 

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#7
I try with the orginal GENERIC where bwi(4) or bwn(4) are disabled.

make buildkernel KERNCONF=GENERIC

and

# make installkernel KERNCONF=GENERIC


run : mergemaster and leave all for later.
reboot, and kldstat shows if_bwi and if_bwn loaded.