[pkg-wpa-devel] Removal of madwifi driver backend support

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Sat Jun 7 19:59:36 BST 2008

Reinhard Tartler wrote:

> Could perhaps the kernel team share their thoughts on the status of the
> madwifi driver? Is it scheduled to be removed from the intrepid kernel?

I think it's unlikely that madwifi will be removed from the
linux-restricted-modules package for Intrepid, but it may get
blacklisted by default in favor of the ath5k in-kernel driver. It
remains to be seen how functional and stable the ath5k driver is.

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at ubuntu.com

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