Hope for the WiFi situation on Freerunner?

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at sunsite.dk
Sun Sep 5 10:01:39 CEST 2010

>>>>> "Sveinung" == Sveinung Kvilhaugsvik <sveinung84 at users.sourceforge.net> writes:


 Sveinung> While looking arrond in linux-next today I found this
 Sveinung> commit[1] to staging. It adds support for the AR6003
 Sveinung> chip. The Freerunner uses an chip in the AR600x-series. (An
 Sveinung> older revision than v3 I think). The commit also talk about
 Sveinung> replacing it with a new driver based on mac80211,
 Sveinung> ath6k. According to [2], the driver is supposed to be for the
 Sveinung> AR600x family of chips while currently only v3 is
 Sveinung> supported. [2] also contains (unfree) firmware for v3. Does
 Sveinung> anyone have an idea about how useful all this is for the chip
 Sveinung> in the Freerunner? (For example: How different is the AR6003
 Sveinung> from the one in the Freerunner?)

My understanding after asking Vipin about it is that the ath6k1 driver
simply is a newer version of the same code base the openmoko driver is
based from.

So it does seem interesting for openmoko / other platforms using

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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