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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] i386: always use 4k stacks
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On Monday 14 November 2005 18:29, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > LWN has a piece on the possible options, but I suppose you could use the
> > argument that forcibly breaking ndiswrapper will spur new driver
> > development (but if you look at vendors like Broadcom, they have seem
> > consistently unwilling to do this).
>
> there now is a specification for the broadcom wireless, and a driver is
> being written right now to that specification; and it seems to be
> getting along quite well (it's not ready for primetime use yet but at
> least they can send and receive stuff, which is probably the hardest
> part)

Great news. Perhaps all is not lost. This seems to be a leading chip for
laptop wireless, which is an especially contentious issue (since users cannot
swap it out as easily due to BIOS locks).

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Cheers,
Alistair.

'No sense being pessimistic, it probably wouldn't work anyway.'
Third year Computer Science undergraduate.
1F2 55 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh, UK.
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