Re: Bug#353277: ndiswrapper in main
On Mon, Feb 27, 2006 at 01:50:16PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Or, perhaps it's not true that there are no free drivers for it. The
> claim was also made that there was a single free driver out there for
> use with ndiswrapper, but others claimed that the hardware in question
> is already supported, and better, without the use of that driver.
The crip driver is actually not made for a specific piece of hardware;
it's really an encryption layer.
I fail to see whether if something works "better" is important. Using
OpenOffice.org also works "better" than using Microsoft Office under
wine, yet I have seen _many_ people asking whether it is possible to do
> I don't know whether this is true, but if it is true, I would
> appreciate hearing why that should be treated differently than there
> being no such free driver at all.
I would appreciate hearing why you would think that it should be treated
the same. There is a driver, it is free, it works with ndiswrapper, so
there is a use case. Why should one perception on its usefulness be
Fun will now commence
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