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KernelTrap: Wireless State of the Union

Jan 11, 2006, 16:00 (1 Talkback[s])

"Jeff Garzik offered an interesting status summary on the current state of Wireless drivers in the Linux Kernel. He begins, 'another banner year has passed, with Linux once again proving its superiority in the area of crappy wireless (WiFi) support. Linux oldsters love the current state of wireless, because it hearkens back to the heady days of Yuri Gagarin, Sputnik and Linux kernel 0.99, when getting hardware to work under Linux required either engineering knowledge or luck (or both).'

"Jeff pointed out that there's still a need for an official wireless maintainer, 'I'm just the defacto guy, with no interest in the job...'"

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