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IWI(4)                 FreeBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual                 IWI(4)

NAME
     iwi - Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG/2225BG/2915ABG IEEE 802.11 driver

SYNOPSIS
     To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your
     kernel configuration file:

           device iwi
           device pci
           device wlan

     Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the
     following line in loader.conf(5):

           if_iwi_load="YES"

DESCRIPTION
     The iwi driver provides support for Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG/2915ABG
     MiniPCI and 2225BG PCI network adapters.

     By default, the iwi driver configures the adapter for BSS operation (aka
     infrastructure mode).  This mode requires the use of an access point.

     For more information on configuring this device, see ifconfig(8).

     This driver requires firmware to be loaded before it will work.  You need
     to obtain iwicontrol(8) from the IWI web page listed below to accomplish
     loading the firmware before ifconfig(8) will work.

EXAMPLES
     Join an existing BSS network (i.e., connect to an access point):

           ifconfig iwi0 inet 192.168.0.20 netmask 0xffffff00

     Join a specific BSS network with network name ``my_net'':

           ifconfig iwi0 inet 192.168.0.20 netmask 0xffffff00 ssid my_net

     Join a specific BSS network with 64-bit WEP encryption:

           ifconfig iwi0 inet 192.168.0.20 netmask 0xffffff00 ssid my_net \
               wepmode on wepkey 0x1234567890

     Join a specific BSS network with 128-bit WEP encryption:

           ifconfig iwi0 inet 192.168.0.20 netmask 0xffffff00 ssid my_net \
               wepmode on wepkey 0x01020304050607080910111213

DIAGNOSTICS
     iwi%d: device timeout  The driver will reset the hardware.  This should
     not happen.

     iwi%d: Please load firmware  The required firmware has not been loaded
     into the card, and therefore the card cannot operate.  Load the firmware
     with iwicontrol(8) before proceeding.

SEE ALSO
     an(4), ath(4), ipw(4), pci(4), wi(4), wlan(4), ifconfig(8),
     iwicontrol(8), wicontrol(8)

     The IWI Web Page, http://damien.bergamini.free.fr/ipw/.

AUTHORS
     The iwi driver was written by Damien Bergamini <damien@FreeBSD.org>.

FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE          July 16, 2005         FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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