macbook atheros driver in 7-beta2
sam at errno.com
Tue Nov 13 11:38:19 PST 2007
Karl Sjodahl - dunceor wrote:
> On Nov 13, 2007 5:51 PM, brad clawsie <clawsie at fastmail.fm> wrote:
>> hi, i have just put 7-beta2 on a macbook (core 2 duo)
>> i am looking for advice on the best alternative for wireless support,
>> the provided ath driver does not provide support.
>> sam leffler has a patch here
>> but i am not sure if this is newer or older than the support in
>> i also see some people are using ndis wrappers with this windows
>> does anyone have a suggestion for the preferred course of action?
>> is there any chance of the atheros support being updated prior to
>> launch or is the featureset frozen?
> In OpenBSD reyk@ commited support for the atheros chips found in
> macbooks. I haven't tested it in OpenBSD yet but it should be portable
> to FreeBSD also.
> Kerneltrap post about it here:
MBPro uses 5418 parts, not 5424. Totally different. Of course whether
the obsd code even does 11g correctly is unclear; the last time I tried
the obsd ath support it worked on just a couple of the cards I have--and
then only just a little. But hey, it's "free", go for it.
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