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Atheros Wi-Fi goes open-source, Linux friendly

Dec 01, 2008, 15:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"While Atheros had long offered some support for Linux, it has always insisted on keeping its HAL code proprietary. Last year, an open-source alternative, OpenHAL, became available, but it wasn't completely compatible with the newer chipsets. Now, Leffler's efforts has lead to an open HAL."

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