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Re: Re: [ could not load wpi firmware]

On Sun, Jan 06 2008 - 22:18, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > >
> > > Possibly a silly question - are you sure the transmitter is on?
> > > This is the error you get if it's off and you attempt to ifconfig
> > > up the interface. Is there a physical switch on the device?
> > >
> > 
> > Well...
> > I didn't touch the physical switch between the netbsd-4 boot (which
> > worked and from which I'm sending this mail) and the -current boot
> > (which fails). I still double checked and yes, the switch is set to
> > "ON".
> > 
> Hmm....  Does 'ifconfig wpi0' show RUNNING or not?  If not, turn the
> switch off and on.  I've found that my some USB-connected wireless
> devices don't always reappear when the switch is turned back on.

no it didn't show RUNNING.
so I switched off/on a couple of times and it now seem to load the
firmware correctly (4.99.48/i386). I still don't get why I had to do
that with -current and not with -netbsd-4 :-)

so I'm gonna have another /amd64 install to check this trick also work.

thanks for the help !

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