Broadcom makes its Wi-Fi chipsets more Linux friendly
Sep 10, 2010, 17:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Slowly, too darn slowly for the taste of Linux notebook users,
Broadcom has been providing drivers for its Wi-Fi chipsets on
netbooks and laptops. Now, Broadcom has released an open-source
driver for its latest 802.11n chip sets.
"See? Miracles do happen!
"According to Henry Ptasinski, a principal scientist in the
wireless connectivity group at Broadcom, Broadcom has released the
source code for the "initial release of a fully-open Linux driver
for it's latest generation of 11n chipsets. The driver, while still
a work in progress, is released as full source and uses the native