[LINK] Eric Raymond on OSS UIs
saliya at hinet.net.au
Mon Mar 15 14:05:26 EST 2004
On Mon, 15 Mar 2004, Michael Still wrote:
> Saliya Wimalaratne wrote:
> > I recently bought a Dell; and the internal WLAN card had no support, despite
> > promises for more than 4 months from Intel of Linux drivers.
> Intel announced the alpha version of the driver late last week.
I installed the Linuxant software on Mar 7th; at which point there was
nothing on Intel's site except vapourware... I'm pleased that they've
finally come through with this. Guess it goes to show how fast things
change :) :)
> http://ndiswrapper.sf.net -- an open source NDIS wrapper just like
> linuxant. It just works on my Dell Latitude D400, I'm writing this using
> it now.
Nice. I'll probably try this driver second; I'd like to see what happens
with the Intel one first.
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