[RFC] wimax: move out to staging

Dan Carpenter dan.carpenter at oracle.com
Wed Oct 28 10:34:56 UTC 2020


On Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 10:20:13PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> 
> There are no known users of this driver as of October 2020, and it will
> be removed unless someone turns out to still need it in future releases.
> 
> According to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_WiMAX_networks, there
> have been many public wimax networks, but it appears that these entries
> are all stale, after everyone has migrated to LTE or discontinued their
> service altogether.

Wimax is still pretty common in Africa.  But you have to buy an outdoor
antenae with all the software on it and an ethernet cable into your
house.  I don't know what software the antennaes are using.  Probably
Linux but with an out of tree kernel module is my guess.

regards,
dan carpenter



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