SDIO WiFi Driver Development Questions

dongas dongas86 at
Fri Mar 6 07:11:36 CET 2009

2009/3/6 Werner Almesberger <werner at>:
> The driver we use is only compatible with 2.0. We didn't write our
> own driver but are just using Atheros', which a few bug fixes.

How can we get the support of driver from Atheros? Signing a NDA?
We did have signed a NDA with Atheros.

> If you have two identical controllers, there's no reason why they
> couldn't use two instances of the same driver.

I totally agree with you. I'll verify that.

> It's quite readable, yes. What's missing in s3cmci is handling of
> the SDIO interrupt, so we fall back to polling the interrupt in
> software, which is a bit inefficient and probably wastes power.

OK. I'll try to read that as the reference.
Thanks for your good suggestions.


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