Re: Airport Extreme works on linux!
On Fri, 2005-09-02 at 18:35 +0000, Joerg Sommer wrote:
> Hello Otavio,
> Otavio Salvador <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Joerg Sommer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> Hello Matteo,
> >> Matteo Bigoi - Bigo! <email@example.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.