Status report, October 16, 2007
greg at kroah.com
Thu Oct 18 22:01:07 UTC 2007
On Thu, Oct 18, 2007 at 11:56:22PM +0200, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> Greg KH schrieb:
>>> 1. linux-wlan project
>>> Still, they have drivers for some wireless devices not available in the
>>> main kernel.
>> They are currently working directly with the Linux wireless developers,
>> and know how to get code into the tree if they want to. I'm not too
>> worried about them. But if they want our help, I'm sure we could do so.
>> Have you asked them?
> So, here is the answer:
> In short:
> "I'd love to see prism2_usb support go into the mainline kernel, but it's
> not something I personally have the time to work on. If someone else wants
> to take up the torch, I'll provide what assistance I can."
You forgot the other part of that message:
The basic problem is that in order to make linux-wlan-ng (or
even just prism2_usb) suitable for kernel inclusion, so much
work is involved that it would actually be less work to write a
new driver from scratch (or add prism2_usb support to the
in-kernel hostap/prism2 driver)
So, does anyone have this device, and thinks they might want to do this?
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