Re: Linux Wireless Mini-Summit -- Ottawa -- July 22, 2008

From: Dan Williams
Date: Mon Jul 21 2008 - 10:26:12 EST

On Tue, 2008-07-15 at 14:14 -0400, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Jul 2008, Dan Williams wrote:
> > Some of the issues with the current Marvell 83xx GPL drivers that have
> > gotten out are (a) code style, (b) lots of commented out stuff that's
> > never used, (c) OS abstraction that's unnecessary on Linux, (d) doesn't
> > use mac80211, and (e) uses private ioctls. So hopefully you're writing
> > a new 83xx driver from scratch :)
> Yes, this is all from scratch. The objective for this work is to be
> "mainlinable".

BTW, any chance on putting up a git repo somewhere so others can poke
around with it? I'm quite interested in hacking on it.


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