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Re: DWL-520 WiFi Card with an Ultra5



Johan SANCHEZ wrote:

> On Fri, 13 May 2005 19:57:25 -0800
> Kevin Elliott <woolsherpahat_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
>
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I've been working on setting up a Sun Ultra5 running OpenBSD 3.6 Current (Sparc64). My plan is to use it as a router/wireless access point for my home network. The card I'm using is a D-Link DWL-520 rev. B (Prism 2.5 chipset). I checked the hardware compatibility list and it is listed.
>>
>> I get this with dmesg:
>>
>> # dmesg |grep wi0
>> wi0 at pci2 dev 3 function 0 "Intersil PRISM2.5" rev 0x01: ivec 18wi0: init failed
>>
>> ifconfig doesn't work either:
>>
>> # ifconfig wi0 up
>> ifconfig: SIOCGIFFLAGS: Device not configured
>>
>> I asked someone over at freebsdforums.org and they said it sounded like the card hadn't been given "seen" by the hardware. I know next to nothing about Sun hardware but a brief tour through the manuals didn't mention any special steps about setting up PCI cards. My PCI ethernet card seems to be working fine as well.
>>
>> I also understand their might be some issue as to if the card is supported or not since it seems these days manufactures like to change chipsets without changing model numbers. However it does seem to be a Prism 2.5-based card and it is listed as a compatible card... but then again... wireless...
>>
>> Anyway, I'm not to sure where to go from here but any help or ideas would be very welcome. Thanks in advance.
>>
>>
>> I've also included my full dmesg output just in case someone might find it useful:
>>
>> -----
>>
>> console is keyboard/display
>> Copyright (c) 1982, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993
>> The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
>> Copyright (c) 1995-2004 OpenBSD. All rights reserved. http://www.OpenBSD.org
>>
>> OpenBSD 3.6-stable (GENERIC) #0: Sun May 1 12:07:28 AKDT 2005
>> root_(_at_)_kafka_(_dot_)_granola_(_dot_)_net:/usr/src/sys/arch/sparc64/compile/GENERIC
>> total memory = 536870912
>> avail memory = 480428032
>> using 3276 buffers containing 26836992 bytes of memory
>> bootpath: /pci_(_at_)_1f,0/pci_(_at_)_1,1/ide_(_at_)_3,0/disk_(_at_)_0,0
>> mainbus0 (root): Sun Ultra 5/10 UPA/PCI (UltraSPARC-IIi 400MHz)
>> cpu0 at mainbus0: SUNW,UltraSPARC-IIi @ 400 MHz, version 0 FPU
>> cpu0: physical 32K instruction (32 b/l), 16K data (32 b/l), 2048K external (64 b/l)
>> psycho0 at mainbus0 addr 0xfffc4000
>> SUNW,sabre: impl 0, version 0: ign 7c0 bus range 0 to 2; PCI bus 0
>> DVMA map: c0000000 to e0000000
>> IOTDB: 29e8000 to 2a68000
>> pci0 at psycho0
>> ppb0 at pci0 dev 1 function 1 "Sun Simba PCI-PCI" rev 0x13
>> pci1 at ppb0 bus 1
>> ebus0 at pci1 dev 1 function 0 "Sun PCIO Ebus2" rev 0x01
>> auxio0 at ebus0 addr 726000-726003, 728000-728003, 72a000-72a003, 72c000-72c003, 72f000-72f003
>> power at ebus0 addr 724000-724003 ipl 37 not configured
>> SUNW,pll at ebus0 addr 504000-504002 not configured
>> sab0 at ebus0 addr 400000-40007f ipl 43: rev 3.2
>> sabtty0 at sab0 port 0
>> sabtty1 at sab0 port 1
>> comkbd0 at ebus0 addr 3083f8-3083ff ipl 41: layout 34
>> wskbd0 at comkbd0: console keyboard
>> com0 at ebus0 addr 3062f8-3062ff ipl 42, mouse: ns16550a, 16 byte fifo
>> lpt0 at ebus0 addr 3043bc-3043cb, 30015c-30015d, 700000-70000f ipl 34: polled
>> fdthree at ebus0 addr 3023f0-3023f7, 706000-70600f, 720000-720003 ipl 39 not configured
>> clock0 at ebus0 addr 0-1fff: mk48t59: hostid 80d15042
>> flashprom at ebus0 addr 0-fffff not configured
>> audioce0 at ebus0 addr 200000-2000ff, 702000-70200f, 704000-70400f, 722000-722003 ipl 35 ipl 36: nvaddrs 0
>> audio0 at audioce0
>> hme0 at pci1 dev 1 function 1 "Sun HME" rev 0x01: address 08:00:20:d1:50:42
>> nsphy0 at hme0 phy 1: DP83840 10/100 media interface, rev. 1
>> hme0: using ivec 3021 for interrupt
>> vgafb0 at pci1 dev 2 function 0 "ATI Mach64 GP" rev 0x5c
>> wsdisplay0 at vgafb0: console (std, sun emulation), using wskbd0
>> pciide0 at pci1 dev 3 function 0 "CMD Technology PCI0646" rev 0x03: DMA, channel 0 configured to native-PCI, channel 1 configured to native-PCI
>> pciide0: using ivec 1820 for native-PCI interrupt
>> wd0 at pciide0 channel 0 drive 0: <WDC WD102BA>
>> wd0: 16-sector PIO, LBA, 9779MB, 20028960 sectors
>> wd0(pciide0:0:0): using PIO mode 4, DMA mode 2
>> atapiscsi0 at pciide0 channel 1 drive 0
>> scsibus0 at atapiscsi0: 2 targets
>> cd0 at scsibus0 targ 0 lun 0: <LG, CD-ROM CRD-8322B, 1.05> SCSI0 5/cdrom removable
>> cd0(pciide0:1:0): using PIO mode 4, DMA mode 2
>> ppb1 at pci0 dev 1 function 0 "Sun Simba PCI-PCI" rev 0x13
>> pci2 at ppb1 bus 2
>> xl0 at pci2 dev 1 function 0 "3Com 3c905 100Base-TX" rev 0x00: ivec 10, address 00:60:08:1c:53:7e
>> nsphy1 at xl0 phy 24: DP83840 10/100 media interface, rev. 1
>> wi0 at pci2 dev 3 function 0 "Intersil PRISM2.5" rev 0x01: ivec 18wi0: init failed
>> : unable to read station address
>
>
>
> Hi
> i suggest you to enter the OBP console and type setenv local-mac-address to true Hope it helps
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I tried setting the local-mac-address variable to true with no improvements or changes in the error message. I'm pretty stumped here but thanks for your reply.



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