[Testers needed!] WiFi drivers changes

Gleb Smirnoff glebius at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jun 1 21:18:47 UTC 2015

On Mon, Jun 01, 2015 at 09:01:01PM +0300, Maxim V Filimonov wrote:
M> >   As part of the "opaque ifnet project" [1], we are doing some code shake
M> > with all IEEE802.11 (read WiFi) drivers. The drivers, that provide a parent
M> > interface for the wlan(4) interface.
M> > 
M> >   The core idea is that parent device loses its ifnet(9) structure. The
M> > code is already complete for the stack, but only 2 drivers are converted
M> > to new KPI: iwn(4) and bwi(4). We got 22 more drivers left. The changes
M> > are quite mechanical, but nevertheless testing is required before
M> > committing.
M> > 
M> > So, if you run FreeBSD head and wlan(4), please sign up here as tester:
M> > 
M> > https://wiki.freebsd.org/projects/ifnet/net80211
M> > 
M> Did I get it correctly that you don't need tests for iwn(4)?

I've got one in my laptop and run it with the patch. However, extra
testing never hurts :)

Totus tuus, Glebius.

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