[arch-dev-public] [signoff] or remove wlan-ng26 from core?
t.powa at gmx.de
Thu Oct 18 12:25:13 EDT 2007
Am Donnerstag, 18. Oktober 2007 schrieb Damir Perisa:
> Thursday 18 October 2007, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> | Aaron Griffin schrieb:
> | > This seems weird to me - doesn't wlan-ng support some obscene
> | > amount of wireless cards?
> | No, most of the chipsets that wlan-ng was required for are now
> | supported by some in-kernel drivers. Only some very obscure usb
> | chipsets still needed it, and in the past Tom was the only one we
> | could find who had such a chip.
> | At least, that is what tpowa and/or tom explained to me a while
> | ago.
> so the inclusion of the drivers now into the kernel package itself
> makes this one obsolete?
> - D
not really we only provide the usb part in wlan-ng which is used on exotic
hardware which isn't claimed by kernel drivers, correct me tom if im wrong.
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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