Linux drivers for new TI based wireless equipment

Bob Edwards Robert.Edwards at
Wed Sep 25 10:35:24 EST 2002

Jamie Lovick wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, 25 Sep 2002, Bob Edwards wrote:
> >
> > Jamie Lovick wrote:
> > >
> > > Has anyone had a stab at developing drivers for the new TI 22Mbit
> > > wireless chipset that D-Link and USR are now using ..
> >
> > I'm hoping that these cards will come with Linux drivers included. I
> > have done a search on google etc. for "Linux Airplus" and found
> > several references to the fact that Linux drivers are available/ are
> > included. There is nothing mentioned about them on the "famous"
> > wireless Howto site. I have one on order, so I'll let you know how I
> > go when it arrives.
> >From what I have heard thus far, TI isn't really being forth coming to
> open source driver developers, and the D-Link one's won't be here 'till
> November/December.
> But knowing that most driver developers just have a knack of working
> things out, I figured there might be an effort brewing .. :)
> Regards
> Jamie

OK, thanks for that info. I guess I might have to wait 'til November/Dec.
Without some information it is extremely difficult/unlikely to get a
reliably working driver.


Bob Edwards.

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