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Manual Pages  — URTW

NAME

urtw – Realtek RTL8187B/L USB IEEE 802.11b/g wireless network device

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

To 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.conf(5):

if_urtw_load="YES"

DESCRIPTION

The urtw driver supports USB 802.11b/g wireless adapters based on the Realtek RTL8187B/L.

urtw 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).

HARDWARE

The urtw driver supports Realtek RTL8187B/L based wireless network devices, including:

Card Ta Radio Bus

Belkin F5D7050E Ta RTL8225
USB

Linksys WUSB54GCv2 Ta RTL8225
USB

Netgear WG111v2 Ta RTL8225
USB

Netgear WG111v3 Ta RTL8225
USB

Safehome WLG-1500SMA5 Ta RTL8225
USB

Shuttle XPC Accessory PN20 Ta RTL8225
USB

Sitecom WL168v1 Ta RTL8225
USB

Sitecom WL168v4 Ta RTL8225
USB

SureCom EP-9001-g(2A) Ta RTL8225
USB

TRENDnet TEW-424UB V3.xR Ta RTL8225
USB

EXAMPLES

Join 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 ALSO

intro(4), netintro(4), usb(4), wlan(4), wlan_ccmp(4), wlan_tkip(4), wlan_wep(4), ifconfig(8), wpa_supplicant(8) http://www.realtek.com.tw

Realtek,

HISTORY

The urtw device driver first appeared in FreeBSD 8.0 .

AUTHORS

The urtw driver was written by Weongyo Jeong <Mt weongyo@FreeBSD.org>.

URTW (4) October 17, 2009

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