[PATCH 2.6] Intersil Prism54 wireless driver

Jim Thompson jim at netgate.com
Wed Mar 10 23:11:36 EST 2004


madwifi already put a generic 802.11 stack in linux.

On Mar 10, 2004, at 9:25 AM, Jean Tourrilhes wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 09:35:09AM +0200, vda wrote:
>>
>> What about including hostap into mainline kernel?
>> It become stable _years_ ago.
>>
>> Jouni did simply amazing work, even more so as prismII
>> hardware is tricky to handle.
>> --
>> vda
>
> 	HostAP is number 1 on my list, and if you check archive of
> LKML, I've been pushing for that. The main reason is that we can start
> develop a generic 802.11 stack in Linux only when HostAP is in.
> 	I must admit that, so far, both Jouni and Jeff have been
> somewhat busy with other things. If Jeff feels like it, I can send him
> a patch.
> 	Regards,
>
> 	Jean
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