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Re: could not load wpi firmware
On Sat, 5 Jan 2008 17:29:31 +0100
Joel CARNAT <joel%carnat.net@localhost> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 05 2008 - 15:14, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > On Sat, 5 Jan 2008 13:41:17 +0100
> > Joel CARNAT <joel%carnat.net@localhost> wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > Using NetBSD 4.99.46/amd64 and wpi-firmware2-2.14.4, I get
> > > "wpi0: fatal firmware error" when doing "ifconfig wpi0 up".
> > >
> > > I was previously running 4.99.40/i386 with no issue but I wanted
> > > to try /amd64 on it. I read it was supposed to work, right ?
> > > Are there any specifig things to do on /amd64 ?
> > >
> > It seems to be working fine for me on 4.99.48/amd64 with that
> > firmware version. I don't feel like adding an IP address to it
> > just now, but it ifconfigs up and tcpdump is receiving packets.
> hum... I tried a 4.99.48 kernel but it doesn't help.
> I booted on a USB-HD, with full /i386 install and the NIC comes up,
> so I guess it's not my hardware. Could it be something from the
> userland ?
No clue. My userland is older, but only slightly.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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