Subject: Re: bce and iwi problems
To: Hitoshi Asaeda <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/07/2005 09:43:01
Hitoshi Asaeda wrote:
>>You need to install the iwi-firmware package from pkgsrc, then place the
>>following line at the top of /etc/ifconfig.iwi0:
>>  !/usr/sbin/iwictl iwi0 -i iwi0 -d /usr/pkg/libdata/if_iwi
> Thanks! Now my X40 seems to work with iwi.
> I'd add additional information of Inspiron's problem.
> For bce interface, the kernel recognizes it but doesn't transmit any
> data and always shows "bce0: data error" as I mailed.
> For the wireless interface, the kernel does not recognize it (i.e. it
> does not appear on dmesg).

FWIW, the bce0 interface works fine on my 8600.

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