4331 support

james at jamesanslow.net james at jamesanslow.net
Thu Aug 25 19:39:33 EDT 2011

Hi Larry,

I did reply-all. Please note the CC to the b43-dev mailing list in  
this and my previous mail.

Thanks for the guidance. I'll see how I go.

Kind regards

Quoting Larry Finger <Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net>:

> On 08/25/2011 06:27 PM, james at jamesanslow.net wrote:
>> Hi Larry,
>> Thanks for getting back to me on this. I'm not overly experienced  
>> when it comes
>> to driver development and so I may be best suited to waiting until  
>> this is made
>> live. That is, unless compiling and patching experimental drivers is an easy
>> thing to do (but from what I understand it's not?)
> If you want to wait, then it will be kernel 3.2 before this stuff is  
> built in. FYI, that will ~4-5 months.
> The material will be available in the compat-wireless package that  
> may be available for your distro in a few weeks.
> The difficulty in building the kernel depends on your distro. For  
> openSUSE, it is pretty easy. For Debian-based distros, it is a bit  
> more difficult; however, once you have all the tools installed, the  
> commands are easy. It just takes a while.
> Please do a "reply-to-all". I do not do private consulting unless  
> you are paying.
> Larry

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