Subject: Re: WiFi that works?
To: Amadeus Stevenson <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/11/2005 16:17:29
On Wed, 11 May 2005 14:35:01 +0100, Amadeus Stevenson wrote:

> I've spent many many hours griping over changed chipsets in the
> Linksys WMP11 cards that I've bought and/or found. USB Belkin is a
> no-no too.
> After a lot of wasted time and some wasted money the WMP11v27 and
> WMP11v4 do not work under netbsd (-current) as they have NDA chipsets
> (InfoComm went bust, the v27 is Broadcom). I filed a pr to update the
> wi(4) man page (kern/30141).
> I found some posts about it in the archives, and wanted to ask:
> -What solutions have you found?
> I'm running -current on port-sparc64 and can use PCI.
> Any solid recommendations for things that work under netbsd?

I use the Z-Com XI-626 (in i386 machines, using wi driver). I don't think
that they ever changed the chipset.

wi0 at pci0 dev 13 function 0: Intersil Prism2.5 Wireless Lan
wi0: interrupting at irq 9
wi0: 802.11 address xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
wi0: using RF:PRISM2.5 MAC:ISL3874A(Mini-PCI)
wi0: Intersil Firmware: Primary (1.0.7), Station (1.3.6)
wi0: 11b rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps

Bye	Pavel