Subject: Re: NetBSD support for TKIP (aka WPA) and/or 802.11i?
To: David Young <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/28/2004 21:49:02
On Thu, 28 Oct 2004 16:43:30 +0000, David Young wrote:

> I cannot think of a single barrier to supporting wireless drivers in
> NetBSD.  One just has to commit a lot of time to it.  I don't have large
> chunks of time to commit to 802.11 drivers like I used to.  I am happy
> to provide technical support for anyone who would take on these projects:
>     * finish rtw (it seems likely that OpenBSD will have this driver
>       before we do)
>     * eliminate the delay loops and race condition in wi
>     * add a USB attachment for wi
>     * port pff (Prism 54)
>     * add ADM8211B support (ADM8211 has AP capability) to atw
>     * port TKIP/WPA/... support to NetBSD
>     * add a roaming facility to NetBSD (a daemon and some
>       kernel support)

What about transmit power control? :-)

BTW I'm interested in those race conditions in wi. What race conditions
can be found there?

Bye	Pavel