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MadWifi Developers Move to ath5k

Sep 21, 2007, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Renzmann)

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"We, the MadWifi team, announce our decision to move away from the binary-only HAL and change the focus of our future development towards ath5k, a completely free (as in freedom) driver which will eventually become an integral part of the Linux kernel. We encourage all interested developers to join us and contribute to our efforts.

"For those who are not familiar with the concept, the proprietary 'Hardware Abstraction Layer' (HAL) was designed as compromise to allow at least one Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) wireless driver component..."

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