Subject: Re: iwi WiFi interface firmware load on boot
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/03/2005 17:54:47
In article <>,
Curt Sampson  <> wrote:
>This is going to the current-users list because I feel that the people
>here are probably best qualified to answer this. But please cc me on
>responses if you wouldn't normally, as I'm not on the list itself.
>I'm consing up an rc.d script to load up the firmware for an iwi network
>interface, so that dhclient can work immediately on boot. However, I need
>a name for the darn thing. I'm thinking "iwisetup," but does anybody have
>a better idea?
>For anybody interested, I've appended a quick (and as yet entirely untested)
>sketch of the script; comments are welcome.
>Oh, I'm developing this on a 3.0_BETA system, if there's some reason
>this wouldn't work on -current, can someone let me know? I can't
>off-hand think of any obvious way to be able to easily switch between
>netbsd-3 and current on my laptop.

I put my firmware load commands in ifconfig.iwi0.