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Re: Airport Extreme works on linux!

On Fri, 2005-09-02 at 18:35 +0000, Joerg Sommer wrote:
> Hello Otavio,
> Otavio Salvador <otavio@debian.org> wrote:
> > Joerg Sommer <joerg@alea.gnuu.de> writes:
> >
> >> Hello Matteo,
> >>
> >> Matteo Bigoi - Bigo! <sbigol@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> See http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-365647.html
> >>>
> >>> You have to run mol and use a tunl net device.
> >>>
> >>> Tomorrow I will try this "strange" method to use a wireless card and I
> >>> will post my results!
> >>
> >> Since when mol has access on the wlan interface? I know of a discussion
> >> make this work, but never heared this was done.
> >
> > The development branch has support to access PCI irqs and others nice
> > stuff.
> Wow. So lets see what the time and the next release brings. Maybe we can
> use the airport extreme card with this technology.

What we can do is also spy all IOs to the chip and use that to
understand how it works, eventually writing a linux driver...

Note also that the OS X driver has nice readable symbols too. So if
somebody is really motivated, it should be possible to use both
techniques to properly reverse engineer it.


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