ipwfw(4) Firmware Module for Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 driver


To compile this module into the kernel, place the following line in your kernel configuration file:
device ipwfw

This will include three firmware images inside the kernel. If you want to pick only the firmware image for the mode you want to operate your network adapter in choose one of the following:

device ipwbssfw device ipwibssfw device ipwmonitorfw

Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the following lines in loader.conf5:



This module provides access to firmware sets for the Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 series of IEEE 802.11 adapters. It may be statically linked into the kernel, or loaded as a module.

For the loaded firmware to be enabled for use the license at /usr/share/doc/legal/intel_ipw/LICENSE must be agreed to by adding the following line to loader.conf5:



firmware license