Call for Testers: sysutils/ndistool

Florent Thoumie flz at
Thu May 12 08:15:54 PDT 2005

Le Jeudi 12 mai 2005 à 10:01 -0500, Scot Hetzel a écrit :
> On 5/12/05, Florent Thoumie <flz at> wrote:
> > > 2. A user may have a couple of different ndis using device installed.
> > > It would be nice if the installed if_ndis could be renamed when
> > > installed.
> > 
> >        I'm not much into kern stuff, but I think ndis/if_ndis is quite
> >        hardcoded in the driver so renaming if_ndis.ko to
> >        if_ndis_{id}.ko wouldn't help, since it'll only load once. I
> >        wondered how I could use ndis with two different drivers but
> >        haven't found an answer. I'm not sure too if I need to keep .sys
> >        and .inf file once the ndiscvt step is ok.
> > 
> >        I hope there's not much people with more than one ndis device,
> >        usually you'll use it with an embedded wlan chip (centrino
> >        laptops) or with an unsupported pci/pcmcia/cardbus card. I guess
> >        people wouldn't want to buy unsupported hardware twice. Btw
> >        that's a good point.
> > 
> You may want to read Bill Paul's up coming changes to the driver:

	I dropped him an email to have answers for the two questions 
	above. This gives me some answers. I'll try to see if I can work
	with him on ndistool (or or whatever the name).

	I'm not reading -current, thanks a lot.

Florent Thoumie
flz at
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