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Re: ral(4) ?

On Mon, Feb 02, 2009 at 09:57:22PM +0100, Go Party wrote:
>    Hi Quentin,
>    On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 6:37 AM, Quentin Garnier 
> <[1]>
>    wrote:
>    On Sun, Feb 01, 2009 at 01:27:29PM +0100, Go Party wrote:
>    >    Hi,
>    >    Just currious, is there any chanche to have our ral(4) upgrade to
>    >    support RT2860 as OpenBSD already have for more than a year.
>    >    Found on EeeBox ;)
>      I ported the driver, but it needs changes to our net80211 layer, and
>      I
>      lack the motivation to sync it with FreeBSD.  But whenever someone
>      finally do that...  Otherwise my EeeBox has been pretty happy with
>      it
>      for a while now.
>    Any chance that you'll share your FreeBSD backport somewhere ?

No FreeBSD backport on my side.  I only butchered net80211 enough to
make the ral(4) port from OpenBSD work.

The firmware is at:

and is expected to be found in /libdata/firmware/ral.

>    Just currious, don't you have issues with the ethernet board ?

Yes.  re(4) needs a lot of work to work with some chips, including the
one the EeeBox has.

Quentin Garnier - -
"See the look on my face from staying too long in one place
[...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling"
KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.

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