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Re: Is Broadcom BCM4401-B0 supported?

João Pedro Malhado, le jeu. 05 août 2021 10:20:40 +0200, a ecrit:
> On Thu, Aug 05, 2021 at 12:24:48AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > João Pedro Malhado, le jeu. 29 juil. 2021 11:15:09 +0200, a ecrit:
> > > On linux it works with the b44 driver, but I don't know if that is
> > > included in netdde.
> > 
> > netdde has that driver, but it doesn't seem to be recent enough for that
> > card.
> Many thanks for clarifying this. This card is quite old (around 2005?), but I
> guess netdde is also based on an old version of linux drivers.

It's version

> Is there any hope to get the card working without major netdde overhaul?
> I imagine it will be more complicated than just compiling a newer version of the
> b44 driver.

The problem is that a new version of a driver usually means using new
versions of the Linux API, etc. so in the end it pulls a lot of new

We are rather heading toward using rump drivers which are to be much
easier to do such an upgrade.


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