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Broadcom has open-sourced their drivers

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by jersully, Sep 9, 2010.

  1. jersully

    jersully LI Guru Member

  2. gingernut

    gingernut LI Guru Member

    Still a little green but it's at least it's been released.
     
  3. occamsrazor

    occamsrazor Network Guru Member

    Does this meam it's likely that some routers will be supported that aren't currently, if so which ones? Or it means existing ones will have better drivers? Or can someone generally explain what this affects and what it means? Thanks!!
     
  4. Toastman

    Toastman Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    It's a great beginning ... and there are plenty of clues within as to how the older drivers are constructed too, I would guess. To me it looks a long way from being useable at the moment, but I hope I am wrong about that! It would have been nice if they had released the source for their current drivers and not a half finished one.

    Congratulations to Broadcom for trying, but sadly, it's too little, too late.
     
  5. kenyloveg

    kenyloveg LI Guru Member

    Look inside to most consumer routers, CPU and wireless are branded by Atheros/Ralink now...... No Broadcom anymore like the old time
    It's too late i guess
     
  6. TexasFlood

    TexasFlood Network Guru Member

    Not any that I own, :smile:, a big reason that my last new router was the Asus RT-N16
     
  7. mstombs

    mstombs Network Guru Member

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