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SubjectRe: SDIO Stack and Device Support
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On Fri, 2009-07-17 at 16:20 -0700, Robert Emanuele wrote:
> This support for these wireless chips in the mainline kernel is great.
> Originally I was looking at wireless SDIO cards from Spectec and
> Silex. What manufacturers use the libertas/Marvell chipsets in SDIO
> Cards? (or are they only available as modules?)

Wi2Wi makes SDIO boards based off the 8686. I don't offhand know of
consumer-type dongles or SDIO cards that you can get that contain the
libertas chips, they are usually repackaged as more embedded-type
modules. But if you look around for 8686 or 8385 you can find them.

Dan

> Thank you,
>
> Rob
>
> On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 2:20 AM, Jonathan
> Cameron<Jonathan.Cameron@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Robert Emanuele wrote:
> >> Greetings all,
> >>
> >> I'm trying to find out more information about the status of an SDIO
> >> stack and SDIO devices in the kernel. I see under drivers/mmc/ some
> >> SDIO support.
> >>
> >> I'm evaluating the potential of getting a Wireless SDIO card to work
> >> with the 2.6 kernel. So far all I see in the kernel is support for an
> >> SDIO UART. There is a patch on sourceforge for an SDIO stack and
> >> drivers from Atheros but that is for 2.6.18. Is there current support
> >> for other SDIO wireless devices in the kernel?
> >>
> > There is pretty good support for the Marvell chips (sd8686 etc) in the
> > mainline
> > kernel. Take a look under drivers/net/wireless/libertas/
> >
> > I've also copied in the linux-wireless list.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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