802.11 patch

Simon 'corecode' Schubert corecode at fs.ei.tum.de
Fri Nov 25 06:28:56 PST 2005

On 25.11.2005, at 14:57, Andrew Atrens wrote:

Jay wrote:
On Thu, Nov 24, 2005 at 01:01:36PM -0500, Andrew Atrens wrote:
brings in new 802.11 stack from FreeBSD-current

Please don't send 1.4Mb patches to mailing lists.  It's very annoying 
to the
many of us.  While I deeply appreciate your effort, in the future 
take submissions this large and place them on a web/ftp server and 
include a
link for people to download it.

It's been there since late September and uploaded by many folks.

It breaks iwi, ipw, wi and ndis, but not *that* badly. ;)

I strongly suggest someone else run with this, as I mentioned back in 
I'm throttled for time ..
Yes, people, PLEASE try this patch.  We should try hard to get it in 
for the release.  I'd test + commit it, but I don't have any wifi 
hardware, so I'll be committing it if I get at least one "works here" 
for every iwi, ipw, wi and ndis (wifi).

This new patch can do fancy stuff (including wpa) and Andrew is running 
it himself in various locations.  DragonFly needs YOU (pointing 

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