[lkml]   [2005]   [Dec]   [5]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
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.


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-12-05 19:50    [W:0.265 / U:2.504 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site