Netgear WG311v3 - Marvell 88w8355 "Libertas"
julian.calaby at gmail.com
Sun Mar 2 23:06:34 EST 2008
On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 11:55 AM, Dan Williams <dcbw at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-03-03 at 09:01 +1100, Julian Calaby wrote:
> > Well, that explains why the "Libertas" parts supported by the current
> > kernel require firmware and why the ndiswrapper driver I'm using
> > doesn't.
> The 8335 still requires firmware. Lots of the windows drivers embed the
> firmware into the .sys or .dll files, whereas on Linux embedding
> firmware into the driver is quite frowned upon.
Yeah, I discovered that the mrv8k driver still requires firmware,
despite there being no actual file in the windows driver that I can
point to as being the firmware image.
Email: julian.calaby at gmail.com
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