USB support

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Tue Jul 1 11:55:46 EDT 2008


On Tue, 2008-07-01 at 11:44 -0400, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-07-01 at 17:33 +0200, Martin Jürgens wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I have read a lot of mails which were from 2003 but did not find any
> > recent statement. So, does hostap now support USB or is support planned?
> > In the past linux-wlan-ng worked fine, but with recent kernels and
> > mac80211 it is not that good :(
> 
> I'd started adding a USB interface driver to hostap, but it's a better
> idea to do a completely new 'prism_usb' that's based on mac80211, since
> HostAP doesn't easily handle asynchronous commands internally, which USB
> pretty much requires.

There's p54_usb, what's wrong with that?

johannes
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