Subject: Re: ndis & kernel
To: Juan RP <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 05/30/2007 13:17:14
On Wed, 30 May 2007 18:33:48 +0200
Juan RP <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 27 May 2007 17:16:45 +0000 (UTC)
> jim erickson <email@example.com> wrote:
> > i am using a wg311v3 netgear wireless pci card with the marvell
> > chipset. i would gratefully use netbsd if only the kernel were ndis
> > enabled by default. for the life of me i can't get this kernel to
> > compile. thank you for listening.
> I don't get what you are requesting... there's enough info in the
> i386/ndis(4) manpage.
> And no, it cannot be enabled by default because it needs additional
> files from windows drivers.
It would be great spot if the Windows piece could be an LKM.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb