Imre Kaloz kaloz at
Tue Mar 13 18:35:36 CET 2007

On Tue, 13 Mar 2007 17:51:00 +0100, Sean Moss-Pultz <sean at>  

Hello Sean,

>  1) We can't find a WiFi Chipset with GPL'ed drivers -- We know
>   this has been discussed (to death) on this list, but as we're
>   beginning work on the next summer hardware refresh we still can't seem
>   to find a vendor that meets our strict requirements: Namely, we refuse
>   to put anything binary in the kernel.
>   Marvell has some nice for larger devices (the 8388). But we need
>   one specifically for mobile phones (like the 8686). If somebody
>   can help us find the right vendor, we'll give you a free Neo1973.
>  If you're a vendor and want to work with us to GPL your driver, we'll
>   give you lots of business -- and a free phone ;-)

Atheros AR6K - check , and for  
the fully GPL'ed driver and SDIO stack please check

I hardly think you will find a better alternative ;)


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