GTA02 802.11 driver status

Andy Green andy at
Wed Feb 6 00:30:44 CET 2008

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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> Hi,
> Some quick update about our GTA02 wifi driver...
> Over the past weeks, we've been working to support the latest 2.0.x.x
> firmwares from Atheros and to stabilize this code.
> After messing with pretty nasty bugs, here is the current status:
> - We do support Atheros 2.0.x.x firmwares.
> - Through the standard wext wpa_supplicant driver, we can establish
> open, WEP and WPA[12] links.
> - The driver has been going through many tests over all of the above
> mentioned networks, and it seems to run fine on each and everyone of
> them (SSH, HTTP, FTP and iperf tests).
> - Although not comparable with your desktop 802.11 performances, iperf
> tests give pretty good throughput results, the lowest one being a
> 7 Mbits/s for a TCP server iperf test.
> That's all for now, please let me know if you have further questions.

Hi Sameo -

Sounds great.

 - What's the situation for performing a firmware upgrade through the

 - How about Monitor mode?

 - And packet injection?

BTW the locking BUG()s on boot are definitely gone here.

- -Andy

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