DesktopLinux: Linux Hackers Tackle WiFi Hassles
Feb 09, 2007, 13:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"When it comes to troublesome Linux peripherals, WiFi takes the
cake. Sparked by the Portland Project's efforts to bring
standardization to the Linux desktop, the Linux wireless developer
community tackled this problem at its second Linux Wireless Summit
last month in London.
"The Summit was scheduled as a followup to the January IEEE 802
standards committee meeting, which, among other issues, moved a
step closer to making 802.11n a real IEEE standard. As a result of
this timing, participants at the Linux WiFi meeting included kernel
developers and vendor representatives from Intel, Broadcom,
Devicescape, MontaVista, and Nokia..."