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NAMEurtw - Realtek RTL8187B/L USB IEEE 802.11b/g wireless network device
SYNOPSISTo compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your kernel configuration file:
device ehci device uhci device ohci device usb device urtw device wlan
Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the following line in loader.conf5:
DESCRIPTIONThe ifconfig driver supports USB 802.11b/g wireless adapters based on the Realtek RTL8187B/L.
ifconfig supports station and monitor mode operation. Only one virtual interface may be configured at any time. For more information on configuring this device, see ifconfig(8).
HARDWAREThe ifconfig driver supports Realtek RTL8187B/L based wireless network devices, including:
- Card Radio Bus
- "Belkin F5D7050E RTL8225 USB"
- "Linksys WUSB54GCv2 RTL8225 USB"
- "Netgear WG111v2RTL8225USB"
- "Netgear WG111v3RTL8225USB"
- "Safehome WLG-1500SMA5RTL8225USB"
- "Shuttle XPC Accessory PN20RTL8225USB"
- "Sitecom WL168v1RTL8225USB"
- "Sitecom WL168v4RTL8225USB"
- "SureCom EP-9001-g(2A)RTL8225USB"
- "TRENDnet TEW-424UB V3.xRRTL8225USB"
EXAMPLESJoin an existing BSS network (i.e., connect to an access point):
ifconfig wlan create wlandev urtw0 inet 192.168.0.20 \ netmask 0xffffff00
Join a specific BSS network with network name ``my_net ''
"ifconfig wlan create wlandev urtw0 ssid my_net up"
Join a specific BSS network with 64-bit WEP encryption:
ifconfig wlan create wlandev urtw0 ssid my_net \ wepmode on wepkey 0x1234567890 weptxkey 1 up
SEE ALSOintro(4), netintro(4), usb(4), wlan(4), wlan_ccmp4, wlan_tkip4, wlan_wep4, ifconfig(8), wpa_supplicant8