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    Default Marvell Releases New Open-Source 802.11ac WiFi Driver

    Phoronix: Marvell Releases New Open-Source 802.11ac WiFi Driver

    On Christmas Eve, Marvell announced the release of a new open-source driver for one of its 802.11ac chips in cooperation with Linksys...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTg3Mjk

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    Finally.

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    Finally, yes!

    Now I have a true candidate for replacing my current routers with a 100% free software unit. It might not have the latest WiFi technology but it is still has high performance CPU and all the benefits of OpenWRT.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Filiprino View Post
    Finally, yes!

    Now I have a true candidate for replacing my current routers with a 100% free software unit. It might not have the latest WiFi technology but it is still has high performance CPU and all the benefits of OpenWRT.
    I'm fairly certain it does have the latest WiFi technologies (Wireless AC & 5GHz). The driver seems to be written pretty decently and comments explaining the logic of what they did are everywhere. Good for whoever wants to run OpenWRT on this thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Filiprino View Post
    Finally, yes!

    Now I have a true candidate for replacing my current routers with a 100% free software unit. It might not have the latest WiFi technology but it is still has high performance CPU and all the benefits of OpenWRT.
    I will not be 100% free software since it use closed firmware.

    I had problems downloading the attachment but this one works.
    Code:
    wget https://lists.openwrt.org/pipermail/openwrt-devel/attachments/20141224/f5b182b6/attachment-0001.obj -O mwlwifi-10.2.6.1.p4-20141224.tar.xz

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