This is another call for testing of the wireless changes, if you want to
see 802.11n support in for the FreeBSD 7.* lifetime then please test.
The patch has been updated with iwi(4) fixes and can be found here
To apply it do something like
gzcat sam_wifi-20070610.patch.gz | patch -p0
This is a diff to a fresh HEAD so if you tested the previous patch then
please revert it first.
On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 10:49:26AM -0700, Sam Leffler wrote:
> This patch against HEAD imports the work that's been sitting in the
> sam_wifi p4 branch:
> These changes do the following:
> o significantly change net80211 data structures in ways required by the
> multi-bss/vap support and for 802.11n
> o overhaul scanning to support background scanning and roaming
> o add basic 802.11n support (drivers coming separately)
> o add support for Atheros' protocol extensions (e.g. fast frames)
> o purge compatibility ioctls in net80211 for wicontrol et. al.
> o add experimental radiotap additions for handling 802.11n packets
> o update ifconfig
> Note that scanning in net80211 has been broken out into separate modules
> and you must now add device lines for wlan_scan_ap+wlan_scan_sta (as
> appropriate) or load the modules as you do the crypto modules.
> These changes have been extensively tested in one form or another for
> several years but the current code may have some minor issues. Some
> drivers have been tested more than others. In particular iwi just
> recently got some work and it appears to need some more fixups to deal
> with "stuck scan" and beacon miss issues.
> This is the work of many people including Kip Macy, Max Laier, Sephe
> Ziehau, Andrew Thompson, and Kevin Lo. Please report problems to this list.
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