Non-opensource drivers

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at
Sat Nov 25 18:47:10 GMT 2006

On za, 2006-11-25 at 13:35 -0500, Hubert Figuiere wrote:

> madwifi and the ipw3945 fall in the category of binary drivers.
> The first has a HAL that is closed source and runs in the kernel address
> space.
> The second one has a binary only user-space daemon that Intel lawyers
> found appropriate to comply with regulations.

The madwifi hal is also for FCC compliance according to atheros.
Dennis K.

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