[RFC] Inclusion of RT2860 driver
mdz at ubuntu.com
Wed Sep 10 14:58:01 BST 2008
On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 05:13:08PM -0600, Adam McDaniel wrote:
> On Tue, September 9, 2008 4:16 pm, Stefan Bader wrote:
> > The most uncommon part probably is that the driver wants some configuration
> > data (a file) in /etc/Wireless/...
> That config directory is optional.
> The driver merely looks for a file called
> /etc/Wireless/RT2860STA/RT2860STA.dat which is only used for runtime
> configuration. If the file is not found, the module assumes everything has
> been supplied by ifconfig/iwconfig/etc, which is perfectly compatible with
> hardy's NetworkManager.
Which part of the driver uses this file? Is there a userland helper or
something? It would be most unusual for the kernel itself to do this.
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