Porting hostapd to NetBSD
aries_wang at alliedtelesis.com.tw
Tue Mar 20 23:38:21 EDT 2007
> Jouni Malinen wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 11:57:11AM +0800, Aries Wang wrote:
> >> I am working on porting hostapd to ixpd425 with
> NetBSD 1.6.2. I found
> >> that, even I can succeed in compiling hostapd, but when
> running hostapd on
> >> ixpd425, it does not work properly on WPA, 802.1x.
> >> As my acknowledge, hostapd works with net80211, and
> maybe need to modify
> >> Atheros driver, HAL as well. Do someone can guide me
> where I can find
> >> relative documentation about porting hostapd to NetBSD ?
> > What exactly do you mean with porting to NetBSD? I thought NetBSD
> > already included hostapd (at least as a 3rdparty software)..
> hostapd is in the base system on netbsd-4 and later (not sure about
> netbsd-3). However he was referring to 1.6.2 which is quite old. To
> backport to that branch he'd need to pull a LOT of code (at least
> net80211 and it appears the ath driver).
Yes, I am porting hostapd to NetBSD 1.6.2, ixpd425 platform. I am awaked
that it is necessary to port net80211 and ath driver as well, but I have no
idea of how to start. So I would like to consult experts here to show me
BTW, what does LOT mean ?
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