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Old 4th June 2010
dylanz dylanz is offline
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Default 4.7 Install on MacBookPro (Core i7): bwi0

I'm trying to get the Wireless card functioning, and just wanted to confirm that the card isn't supported and there are no options. Here are some details:

> pcidump

3:0:0: Broadcom unknown
    0x0000: Vendor ID: 14e4 Product ID: 4353
    0x0004: Command: 0006 Status ID: 0010
    0x0008: Class: 02 Subclass: 80 Interface: 00 Revision: 01
    0x000c: BIST:  00 Header Type: 00 Latency Timer: 00 Cache Line Size: 40
    0x0010: BAR mem 64bit addr: 0x000000000c9a00000
    0x0018: BAR empty (00000000)
    0x001c: BAR empty (00000000)
    0x0020: BAR empty (00000000)
    0x0024: BAR empty (00000000)
    0x0028: Cardbus CIS: 00000000
    0x002c: Subsystem Vendor ID: 106b Product ID: 0093
    0x0030: Expansion ROM Base Address: 00000000
    0x0038: 00000000
    0x003c: Interrupt Pin: 01 Line: 0b Min Gnt: 00 Max Lat: 00
    0x0040: Capability 0x01: Power Management
    0x0058: Capability 0x09: Vendor Specific
    0x0048: Capability 0x05: Message Signaled Interrupts (MSI)
    0x00d0: Capability 0x10: PCI Express
> dmesg
vendor "Broadcom", unknown product 0x4353 (class network subclass miscellaneous, rev 0x01) at pci3 dev 0 function 0 not configured
Per bwi(4), it points me to a firmware file /etc/firmware/bwi-airforce which I can install via pkg_add via an external file. My card doesn't seem to be on that list (assuming mine is 0x0000: Vendor ID: 14e4 Product ID: 4353 ?), and any attempts to "ifconfig bwi0 create" give me a SIOCIFCREATE: Invalid Argument" error... which I believe indicates that the driver isn't found.

At the bottom of bwi(4) however, it says:
Furthermore this driver only supports firmware version 3
I'm a bit naive, and have no idea what that actually means.

Have I looked at all the appropriate places in diagnosing my problem?
Any suggestions are welcome! Thanks!
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