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SubjectRe: Announce: ndiswrapper
Jean Tourrilhes wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 01:05:34PM +0100, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
>>On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 07:34:22PM -0800, Jean Tourrilhes wrote:
>>> Excuse me ? Have you looked at the Howto lately ? There is
>>>only Broadcom and Intel which are not supported, which leaves plenty
>>>of choice (including many 802.11g and 802.11a cards).
>>And Realtek (I own one such card) and ADMtek (I bought one by accident
>>in Canada) and Atheros and ... basically anything CardBus doesn't work.
> Wrong. There are wireless drivers for RealTek, ADMtek and
> Atheros.
> I may repeat myself like a parrot, but "Have you looked at the
> Howto lately ?". I think you exactly prove my point ;-)

Last I checked, none of these were 100% open source. I am certain this
is true for Atheros, but IIRC it's also the case for the other two?

Anyway, WRT RealTek, they gave me (and others) docs. If I can locate a
card, I'll do a driver (or merge an existing one, if any). RealTek's
been pretty supportive of open source in the past, what with
8139too/8139cp/r8169 stuff.


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