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Re: tenative ITP linux-wlan-ng; soliciting advice

I'm about to buy one of those cards as well, so any work you do would
be great :) Even if you can't get it to play 100% nice it would still
be nice to have it in Debian.

* Joey Hess (joeyh@debian.org) wrote:
> This is of course the driver for prism2 wireless cards. 
> Web site: http://www.linux-wlan.com/linux-wlan/
> Copyright: MPL
> The nasty catch in all this is that wlan-ng iplements its own special
> way of configuring the wireless cards that is entirely unlike all other
> wireless stuff in linux. And there are three varieties of cards: pcmcia,
> usb, and internal PCI (which I have). The pcmcia is integrated into
> the pcmcia subsystem in a fairly standard way. The others go their own
> way, via a grody config file and init script. Tying this into ifupdown
> and adding scheme support will probably be interesting.
> I'm soliciting advice from anyone who has installed wlan-ng yourself; if
> you've done any integration work to make it play nice with the rest of
> debian please write and describe. I'll decide in a few days if I really
> want to package this.

Eric Dorland <dorland@lords.com>
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