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    SubjectRe: Broadcom 43xx first results
    Michael Renzmann wrote:
    > Hi.
    >
    > On Mon, 2005-12-05 at 19:00 +0100, Jiri Benc wrote:
    >
    >>Why yet another attempt to write 802.11 stack? Sure, the one currently
    >>in the kernel is unusable and everybody knows about it. But why not to
    >>improve code opensourced by Devicescape some time ago instead of
    >>inventing the wheel again and again?
    >
    >
    > Or, in case there is some unknown objection to the mentioned code: use
    > the 802.11 stack that comes along with MadWifi, which provides things
    > like virtual interfaces (for multiple SSID support on one physical card)
    > and WPA support.
    >
    > Although I'm a bit biased towards MadWifi, I'd second your suggestion to
    > make use of the Devicescape code. The benefit of having a fully-blown
    > 802.11 stack in the kernel that drivers can make use of has been
    > discussed before, so I won't go into that yet again.

    Use the stack that's already in the kernel.

    Encouraging otherwise hinders continued wireless progress under Linux.

    Jeff


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