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    Phoronix: MadWiFi Abandons Proprietary HAL

    We missed reporting this news last week due to the Intel Developer Forum, but the MadWiFi team has announced that they will be abandoning the proprietary HAL currently required to make this Linux wireless driver functional. In fact, new work on the MadWiFi driver will really cease as they are now focusing their work on a new completely free and open-source driver.

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item&px=NjA3NA

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    Originally posted by phoronix View Post
    Phoronix: MadWiFi Abandons Proprietary HAL

    We missed reporting this news last week due to the Intel Developer Forum, but the MadWiFi team has announced that they will be abandoning the proprietary HAL currently required to make this Linux wireless driver functional. In fact, new work on the MadWiFi driver will really cease as they are now focusing their work on a new completely free and open-source driver.

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item&px=NjA3NA
    Heh... Now if only we could get Broadcom to wise up...

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      Hope they will be ready with it soon.

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