Re: Airport Extreme via QEmu
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- Subject: Re: Airport Extreme via QEmu
- From: Wee-Jin Goh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2005 21:26:00 +0000
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On Sat, 2005-03-05 at 20:53 +0100, Maximilian Gerlach wrote:
> > Does Darwin have drivers for Airport Extreme? I thought that they
> > didn't. There were only the closed source Apple drivers that are
> > available only for Mac OS X.
> Well, Wee-Jin, it's the same situation as with the Windows NDIS drivers.
> You have closed source drivers for a non-Linux kernel. To use them you
> have to write a wrapper module. ndiswrapper for microsoft windows
> kernels and <hopefully to be written> for the darwin kernel..
True, but if the driver was open sourced on Darwin, it might be easier
to port to Linux. However, since no one has does this, I doubt that the
driver is available for Darwin.
Ah well, might as well look at what it would take to make a kernel