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Marvell Libertas IEEE 802.11b/g wireless network driver.

June 24, 2015
MALO(4) BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual MALO(4)


malo — Marvell Libertas IEEE 802.11b/g wireless network driver


To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your kernel configura‐ tion file: device malo device pci device wlan device firmware Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the following line in loader.conf(5): if_malo_load="YES"


The malo driver provides support for Marvell Libertas 88W8335 based PCI and Cardbus network adapters. malo 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). This driver requires firmware to be loaded before it will work. The ports/net/malo-firmware-kmod port needs to be installed before ifconfig(8) will work.


The following cards are among those supported by the malo driver: Card Chip Bus Standard Netgear WG311v3 88W8335 PCI b/g Tenda TWL542P 88W8335 PCI b/g U-Khan UW-2054i 88W8335 PCI b/g


Join an existing BSS network (i.e., connect to an access point): ifconfig wlan create wlandev malo0 inet \ netmask 0xffffff00 Join a specific BSS network with network name “my_net”: ifconfig wlan create wlandev malo0 ssid my_net up Join a specific BSS network with 64-bit WEP encryption: ifconfig wlan create wlandev malo0 ssid my_net \ wepmode on wepkey 0x1234567890 weptxkey 1 up


cardbus(4), pci(4), wlan(4), wlan_ccmp(4), wlan_tkip(4), wlan_wep(4), ifconfig(8), wpa_supplicant(8)


The malo device driver first appeared in FreeBSD 7.1.
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