More on wirless and dhcp

Neil Ford neil at
Fri Oct 20 08:35:54 BST 2000

On Thu, Oct 19, 2000 at 10:49:09PM +0000, Tony Finch wrote:
> I'm using a wavelan card with FreeBSD-4.1.1-STABLE right now (just
> outside the terminal room at BSDcon). To make it work, I have put the
> following in /etc/pccard.conf
> 	# Special settings for WaveLAN card
> 	# -p 1 == BSS mode (instead of default 3 which is ad-hoc)
> 	# -P 1 == enable power management (doesn't work with ad-hoc)
> 	card "Lucent Technologies" "WaveLAN/IEEE"
> 		config	0x1 "wi" ?
> 		insert	/usr/sbin/wicontrol -i $device -p 1
> 		insert	/usr/sbin/wicontrol -i $device -P 1
> 		insert	/etc/pccard_ether $device
> 		remove	/sbin/ifconfig $device delete
> You probably won't need to configure dhclient.
Thanks for that Tony. Having trawled through my -mobile archives it looks like
I might also have an IRQ problem on my VAIO (it's a known problem). Time to 
mess around changing the IRQ for the card and seeing if it breaks/works.

Neil Ford
neil at / neil at

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