On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 07:04:45PM +0100, Guido Guenther wrote: > Package: wnpp > Severity: wishlist > > * Package name : at76c503a-source > Version : 0.11.beta5 > * URL : Oliver Kurth <oku at masqmail dot cx> > * License : GPL > Description : at76c503a driver source That is my email addrss in the URL field... not the site to download. It is really http://at76c503a.berlios.de/ My name is correct for upstream, but you should also add Joerg Albert. > . > Alternative driver for the Atmel AT76C503A based USB WLAN adapters. This driver > is for linux kernel versions 2.4.X. > . > Currently, the driver has some limitations: > * no promiscous, monitor or station mode and no support for libpcap, i.e. > it does not work with Kismet or Airsnort and it cannot act as an WLAN > access point. This is a restriction imposed by the current firmware. > * The firmware for Intersil radios is old (Atmel doesn't update it anymore) > and has more restrictions. > > -- System Information: > Debian Release: testing/unstable > Architecture: powerpc > Kernel: Linux bogon 2.4.23-pre5-ben0-bogon #1 Mon Nov 17 15:45:41 CET 2003 ppc > Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 I already filed an ITP for it, but I did not yet package it, for lack of time. It would be nice if I can work as co-maintainer for this package. There may also be issues with the firmware: the source is /not/ GPL'ed, but the hex files from Atmel are. I am not sure if this is possible, and if it is a problem for Debian to get it into main. Greetings, Oliver -- .''`. : :' : Oliver Kurth firstname.lastname@example.org `. `' Debian GNU/Linux maintainer - www.debian.org `- When sending passwords, please use my gpg key. That's what it's good for.
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