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Re: PR/40279 CVS commit: src/sys/arch

The following reply was made to PR kern/40279; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: dieter roelants <>
Subject: Re: PR/40279 CVS commit: src/sys/arch
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2011 18:23:24 +0100

 On Wed, 26 Jan 2011 00:30:09 +0000 (UTC)
 "Antti Kantee" <> wrote:
 >  Log Message:
 >  Add bwi from PR kern/40279.  There is no know case of testing the
 >  driver on amd64/i386, but if it doesn't work at least we're more
 >  likely to get a PR instead of people wondering about lacking driver
 >  support.
 I've used it this summer on some HP laptop without problems.
 pavlov$ uname -a
 NetBSD 5.99.39 NetBSD 5.99.39 (PAVLOV) #0: Sun Sep  5 
12:57:54 CEST 2010
 pavlov$ dmesg | grep bwi
 bwi0 at pci1 dev 2 function 0: Broadcom WirelessLNK3: Picked IRQ 17 with 
weight 0
 bwi0: interrupting at ioapic0 pin 17
 bwi0: BBP id 0x4306, BBP rev 0x3, BBP pkg 0
 bwi0: MAC: rev 5
 bwi0: PHY type 2, rev 2, ver 2
 bwi0: RF manu 0x17f, type 0x2050, rev 2
 bwi0: invalid antenna gain in sprom
 bwi0: 11b rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps
 bwi0: 11g rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps 6Mbps 9Mbps 12Mbps 18Mbps 24Mbps 
36Mbps 48Mbps 54Mbps
 bwi0: firmware rev 0x0127, patch level 0x000e
 pavlov$ ifconfig bwi0 #(edited)
         ssid *** nwkey *****
         powersave off
         bssid x:x:x:x:x:x chan 11
         address: 00:90:4b:x:x:x
         media: IEEE802.11 autoselect (OFDM36 mode 11g)
         status: active
         inet netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast
         inet6 fe80::290:4bff:fex:xx%bwi0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x3
 kind regards

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