Join our community today! BB code is On. It will allow additional upstream developers to examine the issue. Jiri is now part of the MadWifi team and we are working together on advancing ath5k. Liam Dawson 1 4
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The public HAL builds were done by Sam Leffler, who would have liked to share his codebase as well – but Atheros didn’t allow him to do that. Installed Lucid a week ago. Here on my Gentoo machine s: This prevented MadWifi from appearing in many Linux distributions. So the ability to create a GPL’d driver for the hardware shouldn’t depend on the method used to load the firmware.
en/users/Drivers/ath5k – Linux Wireless
Clarifying the ath5k License. I thinkthis a common problem.
Le sedi di Ninux sono: If you reset the BIOS it loses the setting, so that is very irritating. Find More Posts by davagin.
kernrl Fri, 26 Sep As free software developers, we generally loathe this, because we rarely have access to this code, and so are unable to modify it to add features or fix bugs. I will keep trying though. Posted Sep 28, Questi sono i canali supportati a 2.
Atheros 802.11a/bg PCI/PCI-E devices (ath5k)
Ath5k driver in Linux 3. Anything past that is a bonus.
Atheros releases ath5k HAL code
I doubt it in both cases, but more importantly I don’t see any reason we should care – they kenel speak AHCI just fine. For all of these reasons, it’s desirable to do more of the If they are separate, then the GPL does not extend to the firmware.
I can confirm this issue exists in the latest development release, release candidate fully updated.
I militari stessi, a volte utilizzano componenti Commerciali Off-the-shielf per trasmettere nelle frequenze di loro competenza. Dick Thomas xpddeactivatedaccount wrote on Visit the Trac open source project at http: So if they release the sources for the code in their ROM, next you complain that they don’t release the schematics of the chip?
It means my kernel won’t taint. If the Linux kernel and downloadable firmware are not considered to be separate works but instead one program the point at which the GPL becomes an issuewhy wouldn’t the same apply if the firmware was uploaded into the card from a ROM? But all firmware is not made equal and if your in the market for a card then this is the sort of thing that I would like to know about.
It’s HAL the daemon from the freedesktop. Maybe the driver could be made to detect the manufacturer and disable hardware encryption if it is Askey? Powered by Trac 0. Luis Log in to post comments.
I think you got the main problem. Release of Atheros New to the forum, hallo to everyone!