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Old 19th August 2008
TomAmundsen TomAmundsen is offline
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Originally Posted by LateNiteTV View Post
i believe the driver for the bcm94309 is included in freebsd 8.0 as a beta...
Yea, well I don't think I am skilled enough to start running a CURRENT build of FreeBSD.

So, I tried using ndisgen to create the kernel module for my wireless card driver (from the Windows .inf and .sys files). It successfully created the .ko, so I loaded that, however no ndis0 device shows up.

> kldstat
Id Refs Address    Size     Name
 1   17 0xc0400000 906518   kernel
 2    1 0xc0d07000 9778c    bcmwl5_sys.ko
 3    3 0xc0d9f000 1aa10    ndis.ko
 4    2 0xc0dba000 e750     if_ndis.ko
 5    1 0xc0dc9000 6a32c    acpi.ko
 6    1 0xc3295000 22000    linux.ko
 7    1 0xc32e4000 4000     logo_saver.ko
> ifconfig
bfe0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
	ether 00:0b:db:9c:d5:c4
	inet6 fe80::20b:dbff:fe9c:d5c4%bfe0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1 
	media: Ethernet autoselect (none)
	status: no carrier
fwe0: flags=8802<BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
	ether 02:c0:4f:67:94:61
	ch 1 dma -1
fwip0: flags=8802<BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
	lladdr 0.c0.4f.4a.
lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 16384
	inet6 ::1 prefixlen 128 
	inet6 fe80::1%lo0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x4 
	inet netmask 0xff000000
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