Atheros Makes Friends With Linux
Jul 28, 2008, 13:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"While Atheros had long offered some support for Linux,
it has always insisted on keeping its HAL (Hardware Abstraction
Layer) code proprietary. Last year, an open-source alternative,
OpenHAL, became available, but it wasn’t completely
compatible with the newer chipsets."