[talk] OpenBSD on iBook G4

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Tue Nov 1 14:53:08 EDT 2016

On 11/01/16 13:45, Scott Robbins wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 01, 2016 at 01:13:13PM -0400, Robert Menes wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> I successfully installed OpenBSD 6.0 on my iBook G4. I'm packing it along
>> for tomorrow.
>> If possible, I'd like to get a little assistance with a couple of little
>> projects I want to do with
>> it, namely switching the desktop environment for something nicer like Xfce
>> and getting Wifi
>> completely working (I installed the necessary firmware packages but can't
>> seem to get
>> ifconfig to see any ESSIDs).
> One thing that I've found, at least with the iwn drivers is that they don't
> work with a hidden WPA2 network.  (Someone on daemonforums had a similar
> experience).  Not knowing your situation, I don't know if that's relevant.

IIRC, hidden networks are not part of the 802.11 standards...


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