hostap/hostapd/wpa_supplicant - new development release v0.3.3

Steffen Pfendtner steffen
Tue Jan 4 00:29:24 PST 2005

Hello Miles,

The broadcom wl.o driver is only availible as a binary for mips. You will 
not be able to use it on an x86 platform.

You have to use the ndiswrapper not broadcom.


> Described in the README as:
> 	Broadcom wl.o driver
> 	This is a generic Linux driver for Broadcom IEEE 802.11a/g cards.
> 	However, it is proprietary driver that is not publicly available
> 	except for couple of exceptions, mainly Broadcom-based APs/wireless
> 	routers that use Linux. The driver binary can be downloaded, e.g.,
> 	from Linksys support site (
> 	for Linksys WRT54G. The GPL tarball includes cross-compiler and
> 	the needed header file, wlioctl.h, for compiling wpa_supplicant.
> 	This driver support in wpa_supplicant is expected to work also with
> 	other devices based on Broadcom driver (assuming the driver includes
> 	client mode support).

Steffen Pfendtner <steffen at>
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