tips for writing img to usb thumb drive

Justin Sherrill justin at
Sat Jan 2 19:46:03 PST 2016

There's an example of wpa_supplicant.conf setup here:

To keep you from having to dig through it:

in /etc/rc.conf:

ifconfig_wlan0="DHCP WPA"

In /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf:


I realize this is a stripped-down version of what you already posted,
but it's the best suggestion I have, and the setup that worked for me
most recently.

On Sat, Jan 2, 2016 at 9:16 PM, jungle Boogie <jungleboogie0 at> wrote:
> Hi Justin,
> On 2 January 2016 at 14:11, Justin Sherrill <justin at> wrote:
>> For whatever reason, the operating system can't find a network interface to
>> use and mount from.  My unsubstantiated guess is that the network card in
>> that Asus is either not supported or it is maybe one of the cards that
>> requires a firmware load.  I am not somewhere right now that I can check the
>> hardware stats to see.  You could search the DragonFly man pages using the
>> network device model number and see what it says to do, if you get a match.
> I now have DragonFly installed on the asus! From the boot menu, I
> selected the option to escape into the loader prompt and from there I
> did loadall. I kicked off the installer and it boots up now.
> However, when I do ifconfig, I don't see the re0 driver for the wired
> connection. I do see the ath0 for wireless, but there must be some
> problem in my /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf because I can't connect to the
> wifi network.
> This is showing a RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI express gigabit ethernet
> controller for the wired connection
> and for wifi: aualcomm atheros ar9485 wireless network adepter.
> I believe both of these are supported on FreeBSD so I'm surprised to
> have difficulties with it on DragonFly.
> ifconfig and pciconf -lv pictures:
> Are either one of these drivers not going to work with dfly? I
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