[gta02-core] Calypso's last dance

Werner Almesberger werner at openmoko.org
Fri Jul 24 13:53:58 CEST 2009

Al Johnson wrote:
> Meanwhile there may now 
> be a WLAN option available that doesn't have the firmware and
> interoperability problems we see with this one.

Highly likely ;-) At one point in time, Openmoko considered using
the USI WM-BG-MR-03, which integrates BT as well. Here's a size
comparison with GTA02 WLAN and BT:


The main reason for keeping the AR6001 in gta02-core is again that
it's free and we know that it works in the SPI configuration. But a
replacement daughterboard with the new chip could be made relatively

- Werner

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