Hostap_pci vs. orinoco_pci
jar at pcuf.fi
Sat Nov 19 13:54:00 EST 2005
Pavel Roskin wrote:
> I think you overestimate how many efforts went into orinoco_pci. PCMCIA and USB
> frontends have been actually much more time consuming.
Yes you are right. I am not a kernel programmer (just a Linux user). But
I mean the driver maintenance, why to maintenance things twice. But as
you say I may be wrong. You are a programmer and the driver author, so
you know the best.
> Anyway, I'll follow your advice.
I don't want to advise, I don't even have enough skills to advise
anybody. These are my personal thoughts only. Actually I want to thank
you for all the effort you've put into Linux and Linux Wireless.
Basically I need both drivers (orinoco and hostap) but the live with
them in same system has become difficult, but that is not a driver fault
as you say. Maybe I am frustrated and that's why I am crying for these
Orinoco driver has been the only driver for Hermes/Prism cards for a
long time now, but the things has been changed, the hostap has become
part of the kernel. I hope the WPA functionality would also be part of
the orinoco driver in near future.
Best Regards, Jar
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