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SubjectRe: Free Linux Driver Development!
On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 05:23:44PM -0500, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 05:12:31PM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > You mean the bcm43xx wireless driver that's been upstream for months?
>
> And seems to do 802.11b only and screw up the eeprom settings so that
> the windows driver gets confused next time you boot windows. Lovely
> driver.

I can't remember that kind of corruption ever being reported to the
bcm43xx-dev mailing list.

> If the bios on the laptop in question would let me change the
> minipci card I would. To something with a ralink on it.

You could use a CardBus or USB card.

> Seems the ralink driver maintainers are doing a lot of the work on the
> core wifi infastructure too. Lots of work beyond just the driver then.

So are the bcm43xx maintainers.


Erik

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