[openbeosnetteam] Re: I want to work on porting RALink driver

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeosnetteam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 01:50:26 +0200 CEST

Colin Günther <coling@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > Would the API exposed to the drivers will be very different when 
> > you 
> > have developed the Haiku specific wifi stack? I am
> The Haiku specific WiFi API will be very different from the FreeBSD 
> one. 
> For example: FreeBSDs WiFi driver interacting very closely with the 
> WiFi 
> stack. The Haiku stack will be more loosely coupled by relying on 
> ioctls.

Have you started writing some design documents? I would have assumed 
you'll be using the module mechanism for the WiFi stack; I'd be 
interesting in learning a bit more about your approach.


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