Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 29th May 2006 22:14 UTC
PC-BSD "PC-BSD 1.1 was released today, along with a PBI update file for users running 1.0, who wish to update to 1.1. This release brings the core operating system up to the latest version of FreeBSD 6.1, adds better driver support to the kernel, and improves the speed on many systems." Update: Screenshots.
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RE[2]: WiFi support?
by antik on Tue 30th May 2006 07:58 UTC in reply to "RE: WiFi support?"
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2006-05-19

How to configure WPA and other encrypted connections in FreeBSD/PC-BSD/DesktopBSD is here: http://www.freebsdmall.com/~loader/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/wireles...

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RE[3]: WiFi support?
by traderjb on Tue 30th May 2006 18:12 in reply to "RE[2]: WiFi support?"
traderjb Member since:
2006-05-16

thanks gang, unfortunately this said nothing about my wifi card, which is a Linksys WMP-11 card which uses a broadcom chip that is not opensourced. It works great on Linux and Windows using NDISWrapper. I guess I was hoping I could do something similar on BSD. Oh well.

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RE[4]: WiFi support?
by ctl_alt_del on Tue 30th May 2006 19:01 in reply to "RE[3]: WiFi support?"
ctl_alt_del Member since:
2006-05-14

Don't give up hope just yet...

I've just started to look under the hood of this release as a VMware client, so no need for NDISwrapper. But you may want to check out the 'ndisgen", "ndis" and "ndiscvt" man pages for a NDISwrapper equivalent (NDISulator/Project Evil). More info at:
http://www.pcbsd.org/wiki/index.php/PmWiki/UsingFreeBSDsNDISSupport

The FreeBSD docs may help as well:
http://www.freebsd.org/docs.html

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