Porting hostapd to NetBSD
Tue Mar 20 20:21:10 PDT 2007
Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 11:57:11AM +0800, Aries Wang wrote:
>> I am working on porting hostapd to ixpd425 with NetBSD 1.6.2. I found
>> that, even I can succeed in compiling hostapd, but when running hostapd on
>> ixpd425, it does not work properly on WPA, 802.1x.
>> As my acknowledge, hostapd works with net80211, and maybe need to modify
>> Atheros driver, HAL as well. Do someone can guide me where I can find
>> relative documentation about porting hostapd to NetBSD ?
> What exactly do you mean with porting to NetBSD? I thought NetBSD
> already included hostapd (at least as a 3rdparty software)..
hostapd is in the base system on netbsd-4 and later (not sure about
netbsd-3). However he was referring to 1.6.2 which is quite old. To
backport to that branch he'd need to pull a LOT of code (at least
net80211 and it appears the ath driver).
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