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Broadcom announces wireless drivers for Linux

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Broadcom announces wireless drivers for Linux

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by Ryan Paul  | Last updated September 9, 2010 3:35 PM
Broadcom announced today the initial release of its new open source wireless drivers for Linux. The drivers, which are built using the kernel's own native SoftMAC framework, are currently in the kernel staging tree and are expected to eventually be merged upstream.


You can see the full announcement here.....
http://arstechnica.com/open-source/
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Re: Broadcom announces wireless drivers for Linux

Hopefully this will mean the end to fw-cutter and all other evils required in getting a broadcom card running.
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DLM manages your line the same way DRM manages your rights.
Look at all the pretty graphs! (now with uptime logging!)
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Re: Broadcom announces wireless drivers for Linux

Woot.