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Re: Problems with Cisco 350 wireless card(a.k.a an) ..
Making, drinking tea and reading an opus magnum from Nick Holland:
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> email@example.com wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I have a Cisco 350 based wlan card in my laptop.
> > The card however is attached to a mini pci port,
> > so the os dosn_t
> > recognize it!
> incorrect. 8)
> > What can I do to make it work ?
> > Here is my dmesg:
> > http://www.setterwall.net/OpenBSD_bootmsg.txt
> Cool. I just deleted a good reply to someone who couldn't be bothered
> to provide accurate or useful information (rather than providing a
> dmesg, the guy just mangled the part number of the part in question.
> Ain't no such thing, ain't worth my time)
> Anyway...from your dmesg:
> > "Aironet MPI-350 Wireless" rev 0x00 at pci2 dev 2 function 0 not configured
> is the magic line.
> It is reognized just fine -- it is sitting in PCI bus 2. It just
> isn't recognized as something OpenBSD knows how to support.
> Worse...someone deliberately added this card to the PCI database in
> OpenBSD, (otherwise, it would have come up just as some numbers) but
> didn't bother to attach it to a driver, which probably means it is an
> unsupported chip.
> So... it has NOTHING to do with being in a Mini-PCI slot, it has
> everything to do with being an unsupported device.
> To get it working, you will need to write a driver.
> To write a driver, you will have to get docs from the manufacturer or
> reverse engineer the device. You are more likely to succeed on the
> later, the manufacturers ain't talkin'. (I took my shot at TI. Easy
> to find people who think the info should be released. Hard to find
> people who CAN and WILL).
dude. get a clue!
paranoic mickey (my employers have changed but, the name has remained)