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Old 20th March 2012
AnilG AnilG is offline
Real Name: Anil Gee
Port Guard
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Sydney Australia
Posts: 20

Thanks Carpetsmoker. I see that there are two files now. However, my build looks for fw and since it's not there tries to download but there's no network, that's why I need it. Catch 22.
So I:
Put the fw zip in /usr/ports/distfiles
Put the other zip, probably anywhere, but I unpacked it in /usr/src/sys/modules/usb/upgtfw/
Then in that directory, "make" and "make install".
Since in release 9.0 everything else is pre-loaded in kernel I'd like to do the same with upgtfw but "device upgtfw" is rejected in the kernel conf file. There are other "device ****fw" lines but it doesn't work in this case.
So to load it dynamically at boot use /boot/loader.conf and add this line: upgtfw_load="YES"
Then reboot. USB wireless stick should be recognised properly.
Now you can use what you paid for.
Thanks to all those that made this possible.
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