Broadcom wifi drivers in F-14?
Bruno Wolff III
bruno at wolff.to
Wed Sep 15 13:49:46 UTC 2010
On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 09:09:58 -0400,
"John W. Linville" <linville at redhat.com> wrote:
> AIUI, they main technical reason that they were finally willing to
> open-up was that they were able to add some regulatory enforcement code
> in their firmware. The added firmware functionality required more
> firmware resources, and only the newer devices explicictly supported
> by Broadcom's newly-released driver have enough firmware resources
> to run it.
How does the firmware know where you are? Do you need different firmware
for different markets?
I hope the guys that reverse engineered the firmware that can be used
as an alternative with the b43 driver keep working on it.
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