libertas on ETRAX FS / Elphel 353?
GChriss at openvideo.pro
Thu Jun 16 19:08:36 EDT 2011
I'm interested in hacking the libertas driver to run on an Axis ETRAX FS
with a heavily-patched 2.6.19 kernel.
It's a discontinued CPU and also a big jump from the >= 2.6.24 kernels
supported by compat-wireless. However, support for this target would mean
that wireless CompactFlash cards could be used to broadcast live
audio/video wirelessly from Elphel cameras. Current Elphel models are
limited to USB 1.1 (too slow for video) and the only other option that
comes to mind is attaching a wireless router to the Ethernet port. Newer
Elphel models are unlikely to be released in the near future and it would
take a lot of development effort to update the kernel in current models.
Is libertas support for this embedded system feasible? I attempted to
build compat-wireless against the Elphel kernel sources and successfully
generated a long list of errors with 'make --keep-going' after commenting
out unnecessary parts of the Makefile. The build log may be found at .
 Running code on the ETRAX FS CPU requires use of gcc-cris.
 Such as the AmbiCom WL54CF, which powers up and fits nicely into the
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