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From: Jiri Kosina <>
To: Linus Torvalds <>
Cc: Marcel Holtmann <>,
	David Sterba <>,, Ben Martel <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH][v4] ipwireless: driver for 3G PC Card
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 01:15:12 +0100 (CET)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Tue, 5 Feb 2008, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> And especially with wireless, I think the impact for any future changes 
> are about the wireless infrastructure, not PCMCIA. There's little reason 
> to believe that we'll ever make any big PCMCIA overhauls exctly because 
> PCMCIA is so dead. So I'd happily merge it, but I would be even happier 
> if I got ack's from the wireless people or if it was simply merged that 
> way too.

Unfortunately the device has quite confusing name (and the driver of 
course follows). It has 'wireless' in its name, but it has literally 
nothing to do with "wireless" networking, as long as 802.11<anything> is 

It is in fact a PCMCIA card, that acts as a GPRS/EDGE/UMTS modem. So its 
This has been already discussed, please see


Jiri Kosina

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-06  0:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-01 15:37 [PATCH][v4] ipwireless: driver for 3G PC Card David Sterba
2008-02-01 16:32 ` Marcel Holtmann
2008-02-06 11:15   ` David Sterba
2008-02-05 10:19 ` Jiri Kosina
2008-02-05 23:46   ` Marcel Holtmann
2008-02-06  0:02     ` Linus Torvalds
2008-02-06  0:15       ` Jiri Kosina [this message]
2008-02-06  8:14         ` Ben Martel
2008-02-07  9:57       ` [PATCH][v5] " David Sterba
2008-02-07 23:27         ` Jiri Kosina

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