Subject: Re: wi Troubles...
To: <>
From: Asmodehn <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/17/2004 18:37:36
Asmodehn a écrit :
> Florian Stoehr a écrit :
>> On Fri, 15 Oct 2004, Ian Harding wrote:
>>> I have a EnGenius NL-2511CD PLUS card in my laptop which has been
>>> working fine for a long time with NetBSD 1.6.2.  I upgraded to 2.0 RC4.
>>> The install system recognized and configured the wi card, fired up
>>> dhclient and I downloaded the sets with it.
>>> When I boot from the 2.0 RC4 install, the card is found by the kernel,
>>> the light comes on, but dhclient does not get any offers, wiconfig wi0
>>> -D finds no access point, manual configuration with ifconfig doesn't
>>> work.
>>> I assume a default option has changed and I need to tweak with "ifconfig
>>> wi0 mediaopt <something>."
>>> Can anyone please throw some light into the dark room I am in?
>>> Thanks!!!
>>> Ian
>> Hm, this is strange since the NL 2511 is the same card as my Senao 
>> SL-2511 CD EXT2. This card works perfectly (access point scanning with 
>> "wiconfig wi0 -D" with RC1). It did NOT work with a former current 
>> (was 1.6ZG I think).
>> Can you post the dmesg?
>> -Florian
> I personally have a dell True Mobile, the card is well detected by the 
> kernel, but network softwares at boot have some problems since dhclient 
> fails...
> Once the system is up, I've had to start dhclient by hand... I ve done 
> that many times but It seems Ive forgotten to put ' dhclient_flags="wi0" 
> ' in my etc/rc.conf.
> If you have more than one interface to run dhclient from you can add it 
> : dhclient_flags="ne0 wi0"
> Thats what I've done.
> I think this will be ok, but I have not tested it since I dont have the 
> wireless card for the moment to test it... ;-)
> Your problem looks to be the same, isn't it ?
> -- 
> Asmo
Sorry this last hint doesn't work, I had to use one dhclient on ne0 and 
the other on wi0

dhclient=YES dhclient_flags="wi0"
dhclient=YES dhclient_flags="ne0"

this seems to work then.