Broadcom releases an open-source driver for its wireless chipsets

Friday, September 10 2010 @ 07:33 AM CST

Contributed by: Linegod

Broadcom would like to announce the initial release of a fully-open Linux driver for it's latest generation of 11n chipsets. The driver, while still a work in progress, is released as full source and uses the native mac80211 stack. It supports multiple current chips (BCM4313, BCM43224, BCM43225) as well as providing a framework for supporting additional chips in the future, including mac80211-aware embedded chips.

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