Bug 184479 - RFE: Add kernel module for ZyDAS 1211 wireless chipset
RFE: Add kernel module for ZyDAS 1211 wireless chipset
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2006-03-09 00:05 EST by Michael Wiktowy
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:25 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-04-18 18:43:09 EDT
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Description Michael Wiktowy 2006-03-09 00:05:32 EST
Description of problem:
FC4 does not seem to have the zd1211 module compiled with the kernel. Ubuntu
Hoary includes this module.

ZyDAS seems to be one of the few wireless HW manufactures that actively supports
Linux and releases their drivers under the GPL. Driver module and wpa_supplicant
source available here:
http://www.zydas.com.tw/downloads/download-1211.asp

patch to wpa_supplicant to support ZyDAS driver
http://www.nabble.com/Zydas-wpa_supplicant-1_2_0_0-port-to-wpa_supplicant-0.4.7-t811756.html

community driver site:
http://zd1211.ath.cx/
Comment 1 Michael Wiktowy 2006-03-29 23:00:11 EST
Switching target for request to FC5 since the module is not there either.
Comment 2 Pete Zaitcev 2006-03-29 23:43:14 EST
Drake really need to move this upstream. I don't understand what the
holdup is.

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