Subject: Re: Prism 2.5
To: Florian Stoehr <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/27/2004 18:10:46
On Monday 27 September 2004 15:20, Florian Stoehr wrote:
> Hi,
> just bought a card (Saneo SL-2511 EXT 2) with Prism 2.5 chipset, firmware
> 1.4.9
> Hm ...
> The card won't be recognized (1.6ZK / i386). Strange, since several sites
> (including an OEM manufacurer) report this card will work with the
> wi-driver.
> Now has anyone out there such a card or can tell me whether it will run
> with a different firmware? Or hasn't the wi driver been FULLY ported from
> FreeBSD?

The wi driver in NetBSD has little relationship to the FreeBSD version any 
more -- which is generally a good thing.

Most likely, you just need to add the vendor/product IDs to the table in 
if_wi_pcmcia.c to get it recognized.