Porting hostapd to NetBSD

Aries Wang aries_wang
Tue Mar 20 20:38:21 PDT 2007

Hi, Sam,

>  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).
>  	Sam

Yes, I am porting hostapd to NetBSD 1.6.2, ixpd425 platform. I am awaked
that it is necessary to port net80211 and ath driver as well, but I have no
idea of how to start. So I would like to consult experts here to show me
some guide....

BTW, what does LOT mean ?


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