Intel 6250 and WiMax
sendtomatt at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 15:08:51 UTC 2012
On 04/11/12 02:27, PseudoCylon wrote:
>> Message: 5
>> Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2012 14:06:51 -0700
>> From: Adrian Chadd <adrian at freebsd.org>
>> Subject: Re: Intel 6250 and WiMax
>> To: ??????? ???????? <nm.knife at gmail.com>
>> Cc: freebsd-wireless at freebsd.org
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>> 2012/4/9 ������ð �������â <nm.knife at gmail.com>:
>>>> We do. Linux has a stack in net/wimax and the driver for the
>>>> Intel devices is in drivers/net/wimax/i2400m
>>>> In other words, no, we currently do not support the WiMax stuff
>>>> of any of the Intel cards nor any other device afaik
>>> Hmm, I suppose I can always order the carry-it-anywhere hub as a solution.
>>> Or use Windows / GNU/Linux. Since it seems this isn't something short and
>>> easy, and given the status of WiMax, probably not something that will
>>> happen for FreeBSD soon/ever.
>> I really am encouraging someone to look into this. I'd love to see
>> wimax stack+support in FreeBSD.
> At a quick look, linux wimax stack doesn't do much. Basically, it
> handles attach/detach and some state changes (INIT and RUN). I could
> work on adding this degree of supports as a weekend project (slow
> progress) if no one does it.
> Though, only usie and uhso could get benefits, i.e. call if_alloc()
> with other than IFT_OTHER, no manual configuration, and relevant
> ifconfig out put, like
> carrier: mega telco
> media: GSM
> status: connected
> bar: . : i |
> How should we name it,
> netmnet (mobile net)
> netwnet (wireless net)
> or else?
> For those looking for device drivers, even though wimax stack is
> added, someone still have to write the drivers to make your device
>> If you can come up with a useful sounding proposal, the freebsd
>> foundation may even sponsor the work.
> Then, will the foundation send me one like this?
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