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I suggest that there could be a separate section for hardware and the Install Driver section being kept for software. At the moment all the information on this page seems to refer to cards using the ?MadWiFi software (including the need for module-assistant). So I would suggest under Install Driver there would be two sections (at present), one for ?MadWiFi and one for BCM43xx. Similarly the hardware section could be divided into devices using the Atheros chipset and devices using the Broadcom chipsets.

I think it would be a good idea if the BCM43xx information was included here rather than being on a separate page.

-- ["John Talbut"] ?DateTime(2007-12-16T09:32:17Z)


Yes, it's the natural way of a portal. When it's grow up and become too big, We can create sub portal. At this moment, I think SystemAdministration and ["Network"] are more urgent to fragment. WiFi portal is not enough too big at this moment;


-- SalokineTerata ?DateTime(2007-12-16T14:22:12Z)

Should I move details from our ["DebianEeePC"] project here (mostly about Atheros 242x which is in Eee models 701, 900 and 900A) or just link to our own wiki? What about ath5k? I understand the version in 2.6.26 works on some systems already (though we will need to wait for a later release for support on these Eee PC models).

We have rt2860-source from Ralink for ["DebianEeePC/Model/901"] hosted at Some non-Eee owners with this hardware may benefit. We are also looking now at rtl8187se for ["DebianEeePC/Model/701SD"]. Neither of these are yet suitable for inclusion in Debian. In the first case although the driver is open source, it embeds non-free firmware. We're hoping the rt2x00 project wil support this, but work on it is very early. In the second, none of the developers have this system yet and we haven't made packages yet. I don't know if it includes non-free firmware or not. It appears the same hardware is included in the MSI Wind netbook.

-- BenArmstrong ?DateTime(2008-10-11T16:33:11Z)