[PC-BSD Testing] System Crash after joining wireless access point

Tyler Mills tylermills at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 14:03:42 PDT 2010


That's good, I have Fedora Linux on here in the meantime so will be
trying a fresh install.

Thanks!

On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 3:54 PM, Dru Lavigne <drulavigne at sympatico.ca> wrote:
>
>> Well this does bring up another question. Could I install PCBSD 8.1
>> onto my Thinkpad, then update the wireless drivers? Would this be a
>> daunting task?
>
>
> I did, with good success. You'll want a backup of your data (just in case).
> Note that just building the drivers is not enough, you will also have to
> rebuild world and the kernel. If you decide to try it, copy the
> /PCBSD/conf/PCBSD configuration file to the location mentioned in the
> FreeBSD Handbook, make your changes to that file, and specify that file in
> your buildkernel and installkernel commands
> (http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/kernelconfig-building.html).
> Note that the Handbook does not mention the 64 bit location (ls
> /usr/src/sys/amd64/conf/)--use that path instead if your system is 64 bit.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Dru
>
>
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