Fwd: Re: Linksys WRT54G with freebsd

Florent Thoumie flz at xbsd.org
Fri Sep 23 04:50:52 PDT 2005


Le Vendredi 23 septembre 2005 à 12:16 +0200, Bachilo Dmitry a écrit :
> Forwarding to FreeBSD hackers. (Because i am hacking WRT right now and only 
> Linux flashes work)
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> Subject: Re: Linksys WRT54G with freebsd
> Date: Пятница 23 Сентябрь 2005 17:06
> From: Thierry Herbelot <thierry at herbelot.com>
> To: freebsd-current at freebsd.org
> Cc: "Marcos Biscaysaqu - ThePacific.net" <marcos at thepacific.net>
> 
> Le Friday 23 September 2005 11:08, vous avez écrit :
> > On the other hand, it's the wireless thing.  If not needed, this
> > should  be fun to do a port, somehow, even though it's a wireless
> > router.
> 
> The "cool factor" of porting FreeBSD to the WRT54G cannot be underestimated,
> but Linux ports were enormously helped by the opening of the sources of the
> Linksys Linux port (which is absent for FreeBSD) and the big number of
> willing developpers (just have a look at the *number* of different Linux
> ports to the WRT).
> 
> The latest 6.0 release would be an excellent target, with its brand-new
> support for WPA and virtual APs ... who volunteers ?

	The Linksys WRT54g wireless router is based on a Broadcom CPU 
	(derived from MIPS) and FreeBSD/mips seems to be a dead 
	project :-(

-- 
Florent Thoumie
flz at FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD committer
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