Hostap on 802.11a Cards

Sam Leffler sam at errno.com
Fri Jan 10 12:16:26 EST 2003


> And as far as I know, the only available 802.11a cards are based on the
> Broadcom chipset, the 802.11b version of which does not even have any
> drivers. And even if there were, there's no guarantee that the firmware of
> the card would allow anything like hostap to happen.
>

I believe the majority of the 802.11a products currently on the market have
Atheros chips in them.  Open source driver support for Atheros h/w is going
on but not yet available.

    Sam




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