Atheros Wi-Fi goes open-source, Linux friendly
Dec 01, 2008, 15:34 (0 Talkback[s])
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"While Atheros had long offered some support for Linux,
it has always insisted on keeping its HAL code proprietary. Last
year, an open-source alternative, OpenHAL, became available, but it
wasn't completely compatible with the newer chipsets. Now,
Leffler's efforts has lead to an open HAL."