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Feb 14, 2007, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to liquidat for this link. ]

"The WLAN situation on Linux sucks--at least from a technical point of view. Every driver has its own subsystem and is integrated into the kernel on its own. There is no common ground. That's dumb and makes it quite difficult to import new drivers because first of all a new driver developer would have to decide which of the current possibilities of the other drivers he adopts for his own driver. Also, a specific driver which sucks even more is the Intel 3945 driver, which needs a proprietary user space daemon. So far the current state.

"Quite some time ago the developers decided to change that, and looked for a new subsystem..."

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