|wpi firmware license|
Join an existing BSS network (i.e., connect to an access point):ifconfig wlan0 create wlandev wpi0 inet 192.168.0.20 \ netmask 0xffffff00
Join a specific BSS network with network name "my_net":
ifconfig wlan0 create wlandev wpi0 ssid my_net up
Join a specific BSS network with 64-bit WEP encryption:ifconfig wlan0 create wlandev wpi0 ssid my_net \ wepmode on wepkey 0x1234567890 weptxkey 1 up
Join a specific BSS network with 128-bit WEP encryption:ifconfig wlan0 create wlandev wpi0 wlanmode adhoc ssid my_net \ wepmode on wepkey 0x01020304050607080910111213 weptxkey 1
wpi%d: could not load firmware image %s The driver failed to load the firmware image using the firmware(9) subsystem. Verify the wpifw firmware module is installed. wpi%d: fatal firmware error An unknown error has occurred in the uploaded firmware, you may have to unload/reload the driver to continue. wpi%d: Radio transmitter is switched off The hardware switch controlling the radio is currently turned off. Data transmission is not possible in this state.
.An -nosplit The original wpi driver was written for
.An Damien Bergamini Aq firstname.lastname@example.org .
.An Benjamin Close Aq benjsc@FreeBSD.org ported wpi to
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