Subject: Re: 11Mbps WaveLAN support?
To: None <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/07/2000 09:00:02
At 03:56 AM 1/7/00 , Andrew Gillham wrote:
>First off, having the 'wi' driver is great!  I was able to get my
>laptop working in NetBSD quicker than under Windows. ;-)
>So, any idea what it takes to add support for the 11Mbps rate?  My
>two new "WaveLAN/IEEE Turbo Silver" cards do 1Mb, 2Mb, 5.5Mb, and 11Mb.
>The 'wi' driver appears to only support up to "6Mb." (this should be
>5.5Mb right?) 
>Also, my cards support "WEP 64", any plans to support that also? :)

Unfortunately, Lucent has not released the programming info for the
11Mbps stuff.  The Linux driver hides all that in an object library.
(I have 3 Gold cards and an Airport).
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