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From: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
To: "Luis R. Rodriguez" <mcgrof@gmail.com>
Cc: "otus-devel@lists.madwifi-project.org" 
	<otus-devel@venema.h4ckr.net>,
	Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>,
	"linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org" <linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux-Kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Luis Rodriguez <Luis.Rodriguez@atheros.com>,
	Joey Krane <linuxbsd2004@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [otus-devel] Release of Atheros 802.11n USB Linux driver
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 17:29:19 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20081028002919.GB2992@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <43e72e890810271635i5b6dd6e4ua06b48e624991435@mail.gmail.com>

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 04:35:11PM -0700, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 4:11 AM, Luis R. Rodriguez
> <lrodriguez@atheros.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 11:26:55PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> >> On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 11:50:45PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> >> > On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 07:04:17PM -0700, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> >> > > We would like to see our Atheros 802.11n USB Linux driver upstream
> >> > > however we need help with this so we are releasing our Atheros 11n USB
> >> > > Otus Linux driver under the ISC to the community. The goal is to work
> >> > > with the community to help move this forward upstream. We are hoping
> >> > > for community help and leadership on this (*cough*).
> >> >
> >> > Yeah!
> >> >
> >> > I'll grab this and put it in drivers/staging/ so it gets some users and
> >> > more developers to help out with it.
> >>
> >> Ok, it seems to need some basic work to merely build properly on
> >> "modern" kernel versions.
> >
> > Yeah, it works up to 2.6.24.
> 
> This is now fixed on the master branch, also the branch "for-upstream"
> does a lot of cleanup I thought you may like before stuffing it into
> staging like removing all KERNEL_VERSION checks, all wireless
> extensions checks, some compile warnings, removal of compat, dos2unix,
> use utf-8, etc. Unfortunately this still requires a specific version
> of wpa_supplicant but it seems it works. Not sure what bars you have
> for staging at this point.

Pretty much the only "bar" is "it compiles" :)

> Will you take this in, and expect patches for fixing it to use
> standard wext and also report standard wireless statistic (yeap, this
> is not there yet either).

Yes, I can do that.

> Joey is one user which reported the driver working now with the
> compile fixes for newer kernels for 2.6.28-rc2 using the specific
> version of wpa_supplicant for it.
> 
> Joey can you test the for-upstream branch on otus git?

If someone can tell me what device this is for, I can try to go buy it
so that I can verify changes I make don't drasticly break things.

I'll go try to get this tree into a buildable state and put it into
staging tonight.

thanks,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2008-10-28  0:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-10-22  2:04 Luis R. Rodriguez
2008-10-22  6:50 ` Greg KH
2008-10-23  6:26   ` Greg KH
2008-10-23 11:11     ` Luis R. Rodriguez
2008-10-27 23:35       ` [otus-devel] " Luis R. Rodriguez
2008-10-28  0:29         ` Greg KH [this message]
2008-10-28  0:55           ` Luis R. Rodriguez
2008-10-28  5:56             ` Greg KH
2008-10-28 14:17             ` Joerg Albert
2008-10-28  5:54           ` Joey Krane
2008-10-28 13:24         ` Joerg Albert
2008-10-28 15:18           ` Greg KH
2008-10-22  8:28 ` Florian Fainelli
2008-10-22 16:13   ` Luis R. Rodriguez
2008-10-22 10:05 ` Michael Renzmann
2008-10-23 23:37 ` Luis R. Rodriguez
2008-10-24  6:28   ` [otus-devel] " Michael Renzmann
2008-10-24 13:41   ` Joerg Albert

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