"James Ketrenos announced a new 80211 based driver for the Intel
PRO/Wireless 3945ABG network connection adapter, 'this new driver
uses the new d80211 subsystem previously only available as part of
the wireless-dev tree.' An earlier incarnation of the driver code
was much criticized for its inclusion of a userland binary-only
daemon, prompting the OpenBSD project to create their own blob-free
driver for the card. 'The [new] iwlwifi driver for the 3945 does
not require the user space daemon, but does require a new microcode
image,' James explained, 'over the past year we were able to make
the necessary changes to the microcode used with the 3945 such that
we were able to remove the regulatory daemon...'"
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