[oi-dev] Emulation of NDIS wireless drivers for Windows
thecarpy at netscape.net
Wed Jun 19 17:47:56 UTC 2013
On 06/19/2013 12:28 PM, Saso Kiselkov wrote:
> On 19/06/2013 09:49, Jean-Pierre wrote:
>> The emulator is a driver which executes in kernel space.
>> It does not imply any kernel changes, just adding a kernel module
>> by installing two binary files and associating to the wifi device.
>> One of these files is generic (a kind of shared object), the other
>> has to be built from a binary driver for Windows (interface NDIS5).
> Cool, so a clean DDI driver implementation.
>> What do you mean by "upstreaming to Illumos" ? My own contribution
>> for adapting the Windows driver is released as GPL, and the emulator
>> proper which I had to adapt was CDDL.
> I meant that if you needed to maintain some downstream changes from
> Illumos (for whatever reason), we could work to get those into
> Illumos-proper to make sure everybody benefits from it and you don't
> have to maintain an ever-divergent downstream repo. Obviously since your
> implementation is a clean driver then that won't be needed.
Sorry, I was away for a while ... this whole reboot thing is GREAT news ...
Thanks to all involved, you are stars!!!!
A happy HP
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