Hostap on 802.11a Cards

Jacques Caron Jacques.Caron at IPsector.com
Fri Jan 10 12:19:51 EST 2003


Ooops indeed, my mistake, Broadcom is the only one with (draft) 802.11g, 
not a. Sorry about the confusion.

Jacques.

At 18:16 10/01/2003, Sam Leffler wrote:
> > 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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