Grr... Not RSU, but RCU. And found these threads in -arch ML.
On Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:45:23 +0900
Tomoaki AOKI <junch...@dec.sakura.ne.jp> wrote:
> These should be good job for The FreeBSD FOUNDATION, like former Diablo
> JDK/JRE case.
> At least, as far as I remember, adrian@ noted a patent issue (RSU) in
> porting Intel 7260AC.
> If I remember correctly, there was anothe thread in another ML, but
> currently I missed it. Maybe -arch ML?
> In these cases, The FreeBSD FOUNDATION would be good legal body for
> licence contracts / agreements with patent holder(s).
> On Sat, 27 Sep 2014 23:20:53 -0700
> Nathan Whitehorn <nwhiteh...@freebsd.org> wrote:
> > On 09/27/14 23:06, O. Hartmann wrote:
> > > Am Sun, 28 Sep 2014 00:22:09 +0200
> > > Lars Engels <lars.eng...@0x20.net> schrieb:
> > >
> > >> On Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 02:38:30PM +0200, O. Hartmann wrote:
> > >>> I'm looking for a replacemnt for my 802.11g WiFi PCIe adaptor card and
> > >>> want to
> > >>> replace it with an 802.11ac adaptor.
> > >>>
> > >>> Since I made very bad experiences with CURRENT and support of modest
> > >>> modern hardware
> > >>> (Haswell CPU/Intel 7260 DualBand WiFi NIC), I'd like to ask here first.
> > >>>
> > >>> I found this PCIe adaptor card attractive:
> > >>>
> > >>> GigaByte Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I
> > >>>
> > >>> I can not find ad hoc the WLAN chip used on that specific card, but
> > >>> maybe someone has
> > >>> experiences with that litte board.
> > >> FreeBSD doensn't support 802.11ac, yet.
> > > I'm bitter aware of that. This OS doesn't support the chipsets, even if
> > > they provide also
> > > 11a/g/n.
> > >
> > > We have at our department now a bunch of Lenovo hardware, with Intels
> > > 7260 chipset. The
> > > laptops are now runninmg Ubuntu 14.0X something which obviously supports
> > > the WiFi chip.
> > > I'm the last man standing with FreeBSD on my private Lenovo :-(
> > This is a serious problem. I'm about ready to install Linux on my laptop
> > as well just to get a usable system. Some kind of funding directed to a
> > willing developer would be hugely valuable for the usability of the
> > operating system on recent hardware. This is probably more important
> > even than Haswell graphics since without a driver, Haswell is merely
> > slow, whereas networking is completely broken.
> > -Nathan
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