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Atheros Makes Friends With Linux

Jul 28, 2008, 13:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"While Atheros had long offered some support for Linux, it has always insisted on keeping its HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer) code proprietary. Last year, an open-source alternative, OpenHAL, became available, but it wasn’t completely compatible with the newer chipsets."

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