I'm running a broadcom mini-pci card on a WPA-PSK network with no problems.

You need to make sure that you've loaded the correct kernel modules to
support the encryption in question. Also, IIRC, some cards will not
support some types of encryption at all. Yours may be one of them.

-cf

Dimiter Ivanov wrote:

> Hi, i have a PCMCIA wireless card with broadcom chip.
> I used ndisgen to convert the windows drivers, and the card is
> recognized, and can be used.
> But i can only connect to wireless networks which are not using
> encryption.
>
> It fails to associate to a network using WEP or WPA, i tried both with
> wpa_supplicant and ifconfig, but with no luck.
>
> I'm a newbie freebsd user, i have a little *nix expirience, and this
> is my first install of FreeBSD. I've manged to install mostly all
> programs that i want to have on this computer (linux-firefox with
> flash YEAH!), reading manuals and searching information over
> internet.But that's the one thing that i cannot 'battle'..
> I really want to switch from using windows, but when i can't connect
> to the network at work using FreeBSD it is not possible
>
> I wrote here for the errors i got with wpa_supplicant, i wrote in the
> bsdforums website, but not a single answer..
>
> So after a months waiting for some message here to give me the answer,
> i'm asking you.
>
> IS it even POSSIBLE, to do that, with this cards? Has _ANYONE_ able to
> do it, and how !?
>
> For information
> I have FreeBSD 6.0 Release
> And ThinkPad R40
> The Card is ASUS 100g DELUX, and in fact if you search google for this
> card name and freebsd, you will land on my post in the freebsd
> forums...
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