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Re: wlan_ratectl (was Re: firmware discussion)

From: Joe Talbott <josepht@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 14:23:57 -0400
Mail-followup-to: Alex Hornung <ahornung@gmail.com>, kernel@crater.dragonflybsd.org

On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 07:12:50PM +0100, Alex Hornung wrote:
> For whatever it's worth, I think it would be quite a mistake dropping our
> ratectl. We'd be losing quite some functionality by adopting FreeBSD's way
> here, which just has ratectl for ath as Joe pointed out.
> If Joe would be willing to switch the newly ported drivers to ratectl, that
> would great. I don't think Sephe has much time lately, but maybe someone can
> drop him an email.

I've talked to Sephe and he is willing to answer questions I have
regarding the ratectl work he did.

One important note is that we (DragonFly BSD) will be porting drivers
other than ath so doing the ratectl work will not be a huge added
effort since I'll be mucking around in the drivers anyway.


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