[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] WLAN GPL driver announcement

From: Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Date: Tue Apr 4 23:45:35 EEST 2006
On Tue, Apr 04, 2006 at 02:28:03PM +0200, Jean-Baptiste Note wrote:
> Dear list,
> It has been brought to the prism54-softmac team attention that the wlan
> chip used in the N770 was a conexant one. Further investigation with
> Samuel Ortiz seems to indicate that the current "prism54-softmac" driver
> could be compatible with the wifi chip of the N770.
> I hacked up a tentative support for the N770 in prism54-softmac, based
> on the GPL transport layer for the SPI bus present in the open-source
> part of the N770 wlan driver.

Now that the softmac layer is in the mainline kernel tree, is there a
simple patch that provides this driver?  Why is it not also in the
mainline kernel tree now?


greg k-h

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