Report: Moving Closer to 802.11n

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Aug 27, 2007 7:56 PM EDT
LinuxPlanet; By Carla Schroder
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Since our previous peek at the state of wireless networking in Linux, which is moving forward in an excellent fashion, the new unified Linux wireless stack (mac80211) has been accepted into the mainline 2.6.22 kernel. This is the new common base for all Linux wireless drivers. There are no drivers yet that use mac80211, but inclusion in the kernel is a huge step forward. Linux developers are hard at work porting old drivers and writing new ones, and this should attract participation from additional developers who now have a nice unified wireless networking stack to build on, instead of the previous mish-mash.

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Excellent as always azerthoth 2 841 Aug 28, 2007 11:51 AM

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