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Date:	Fri, 9 Feb 2007 21:32:39 +0000
From:	Matthew Garrett <>
To:	Larry Finger <>
Cc:	Joseph Jezak <>,,,
	John Linville <>,
	Michael Buesch <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] bcm43xx: Fix code for spec changes of 2/7/2007

On Fri, Feb 09, 2007 at 01:26:25PM -0600, Larry Finger wrote:

> My plan is to continue to maintain bcm43xx-SoftMAC for at least the BPHY and 4306 revisions even
> after d80211 becomes the in-kernel driver. Of course, I hope that we will have found the killer bugs
> by that time, and that maintenance will only require following kernel API changes.

Just to make sure I'm understanding this correctly - does the v4 
firmware drop compatibility for older cards, or is it just that Broadcom 
dropped support in the driver at the same time as the firmware changed, 
and the new firmware will still also drive the old cards?

Matthew Garrett |
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