Subject: Re: Porting FreeBSD "sys/compat/ndis/" drivers to NetBSD
To: None <>
From: David Young <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/31/2004 19:44:50
On Sat, Jan 31, 2004 at 06:43:47AM -0500, Alicia da Conceicao wrote:
> Greetings:
> How difficult would it be to port the FreeBSD "sys/compat/ndis/"
> drivers to NetBSD?  For those of us who are not familar with
> porting drivers, how different is the FreeBSD and NetBSD Wi/Fi
> driver architecture from each other?

The WiFi driver architecture is almost the same.

> So for those of us with with Laptops containing horrible Intel
> Centrino minipci Wi/Fi cards (that Intel refuses to provide
> any type of opensource support), NDIS support for NetBSD would

Who has Intel refused to give docs to? (I want names! Seriously.)

If somebody will find out for me the name of the person to contact at
Intel (i.e., the wireless product manager), then I will ask them again
for docs.


David Young             OJC Technologies      Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933