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 OpenBSD's Out of the Box Wireless Support

KernelTrap has spoken with OpenBSD creator Theo de Raadt and several other OpenBSD developers regarding their recent efforts to add comprehensive wireless hardware support to OpenBSD. The article takes an in depth look at several of the dozen new drivers found in the upcoming OpenBSD 3.7 release, exploring the stories behind their development. Much of the feature focuses on the difficulties involved in convincing many American corporations to make their firmware and documentation freely available, and on why this openness is important.

 (Submitted by Anonymous Wed Mar 9, 2005 )

  


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