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Date:	Sun, 10 Jun 2007 10:21:32 -0500 (CDT)
From:	Jeff Williams <>
To:	David Planella <>
Subject: Re: The future of the TI ACX wireless driver

> * Mac80211 driver, which uses the seemingly
> soon-to-be-included-in-kernel mac80211 stack, available on the
> wireless-dev tree (the stack, not the driver).
> This release is only available here [2] and needs some work before
> being included in wireless-dev, since it was released at the time when
> mac80211 was still called d80211. In any case, having had a quick look
> at the code, I believe that replacing the d80211.h header reference to
> mac80211.h and maybe refactoring some functions might be all what is
> needed for an initial compilation. Note that I haven't got any
> previous driver or kernel module development experience, so I might be
> wrong here. What would also be needed is to merge all changes from the
> softmac and plain drivers.
You can find a updated-as-of-last-month mac80211 pci driver at
it may or may not work, it compiles, it responds with aps to iwlist sc. 
Enabling ACX_MAC80211_USB will cause the build to fail. I'll be happy to 
take patches and bug reports.


Jeff Williams
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