[nycbug-talk] new to FreeBSD wireless

Brad Schonhorst bschonhorst
Tue Aug 23 15:21:02 EDT 2005

On Aug 23, 2005, at 2:56 PM, Isaac Levy wrote:

> Hi Brad,
> On Aug 19, 2005, at 6:14 PM, Brad Schonhorst wrote:
>> The front page of news.com.com has an article about FreeBSD 6 and its
>> support for many wireless devices:
>> http://news.com.com/
>> I have been using an iBook since OS X came about but recently  
>> decided it
>> was time to give BSD a try.  I picked up a new TINY Fujitsu P7010  
>> and now
>> have it running FreeBSD 6.  ( For anyone interested, I documented the
>> setup of my first BSD laptop here: http://plumblossom.org/ 
>> p7010d.htm )
> Woohoo!  Great screen-shot :)

I was wondering if anyone would catch that ;)

>> Wireless support
> <snip>
> I think, based on the lack of responses here, that this may be  
> something nobody else happens to be dealing with- but I for one am  
> curious about...

cool, I was afraid it was one of those questions with the really  
obvious answer...

> In a recent interview with Scott Long some places online, ( http:// 
> bsdnews.com/view_story.php3?story_id=5137 ) he was talking about  
> the Wireless Support being solidified in the 6.0 branch of FreeBSD,  
> which in a nutshell I'd think means it's all kindof beta for now...  
> (it ain't stable till it's STABLE)
> I'd subscribe to the appropriate FreeBSD mailing list and ask  
> there, you may simply have a relevant bug on your hands.  (I'm just  
> not certain which list to subscribe to):
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/ 
> eresources.html#ERESOURCES-MAIL
> -or-
> http://tinyurl.com/623qw

The more i think about it, its probably freebsd-current but I was  
really hoping to avoid that one cause of the volume....


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