HEADS UP: Atheros 802.11 support
Gregory P. Smith
greg at electricrain.com
Tue Jul 1 11:30:47 PDT 2003
On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 07:56:50AM -0600, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> In message: <20030628223300.GD8119 at zot.electricrain.com>
> "Gregory P. Smith" <greg at electricrain.com> writes:
> : On Fri, Jun 27, 2003 at 11:40:13PM -0700, Sam Leffler wrote:
> : > My work to support the Atheros 802.11 hardware is now entirely in the tree
> : > and enabled for use. The ath driver supports all Atheros hardware devices
> : > and makes FreeBSD the first open source system to support 802.11a and
> : > 802.11g*. There are still issues with the driver. man ath(4) for details.
> : >
> : > Sam
> : >
> : > *First by a few days--there is also a Linux version of this software
> : > available at <http://sourceforge.net/projects/madwifi/>.
> : maybe not, another linux driver already existed: http://team.vantronix.net/ar5k/
> OK, sam had the first WORKING driver. I tried this driver and apart
> from light a few LEDs, it most definitely didn't "work" for any useful
> definition of "work." "hey, I have this web page, can I count as
> first" doesn't count as first.
Hehe. I haven't tried either as i don't have 802.11a hardware. I was
mostly posting the link to let people know another "driver" exists as
a potential reference.
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