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Re: [opensuse-factory]problem with ath5k driver?
  • From: Hubert Figuiere <hfiguiere@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2008 19:37:46 -0400
  • Message-id: <1213054666.7206.33.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2008-06-09 at 19:34 -0400, Larry Stotler wrote:

The madwifi driver supports the older cards. Not being a programmer,
I have no idea how hard it is to do all this.

The madwifi contain a binary only part that make it non-redistribuable
in openSUSE. This is the missing part for which Atheros has provided NO
documentation for Linux developers to write it. Without this
documentation writing the code is MUCH HARDER and take MUCH LONGER.


Hub

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