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Table 1 provides a handy resource for checking to see if your wireless driver is known to work on FreeBSD and PC-BSD. If a driver that you are using is not listed, please create a wiki account and add it. Devices should be added alphabetically (then numerically).  
 
Table 1 provides a handy resource for checking to see if your wireless driver is known to work on FreeBSD and PC-BSD. If a driver that you are using is not listed, please create a wiki account and add it. Devices should be added alphabetically (then numerically).  
  
If you are unsure of the name of your wireless device name, check the output of this command: '''pciconf -lv | grep wireless'''. If it is a USB device, use '''usbconfig''' instead.
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If you are unsure of the name of your wireless device, check the output of this command: '''pciconf -lv | grep wireless'''. If it is a USB device, use '''usbconfig''' instead.
  
 
If your wireless device does not work, take a look at the tables on the [http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/Wireless_Testing Wireless Testing] page.
 
If your wireless device does not work, take a look at the tables on the [http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/Wireless_Testing Wireless Testing] page.

Revision as of 18:01, 16 November 2010

Table 1 provides a handy resource for checking to see if your wireless driver is known to work on FreeBSD and PC-BSD. If a driver that you are using is not listed, please create a wiki account and add it. Devices should be added alphabetically (then numerically).

If you are unsure of the name of your wireless device, check the output of this command: pciconf -lv | grep wireless. If it is a USB device, use usbconfig instead.

If your wireless device does not work, take a look at the tables on the Wireless Testing page.

Table 1: Wireless Devices Known to Work

Device Name Driver i386 amd64 Comments
AR5001 ath YES
Belkin 54G (F5D7050) rum YES external USB