Wifi not working
werner at openmoko.org
Tue Mar 10 08:38:18 CET 2009
Alon Bar-Lev wrote:
> No the wmiconfig is not working...
> Even if I can workaround the issue at my home AP, what will happen in
> other places...?
It still won't work, but understanding the problem better may help to
find a suitable workaround or even solution.
> Does anyone know why the wireless driver is not based on standard
> kernel wireless interfaces (MAC80211 or IEEE80211)?
Atheros presumably did this for power saving reasons. MAC80211 may
also not have been in a good enough shape at the time they decided
on the AR6k design. (And I don't know what horrors await WLAN makers
on the Windows side of the fence.)
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