Re: Wireless support accidentally dropped in 2.1 kernel?

David S. Miller (
Mon, 22 Dec 1997 21:52:43 -0800

Date: Tue, 23 Dec 1997 00:18:14 -0500

Sometime around 2.1.70 or so, a block of code got dropped from
drivers/net/, which caused support for wireless ethernet
cards (most notably for me, Wavelan support) to be dropped.

I'm fairly sure this was an accident, since restoring the block in
drivers/net/ allowed the Wireless support to work

Please don't apply this patch as is. The soundmodem and other radio
network drivers now have their own sub-directories under drivers/net
and also their own files as well.

Granted the wavelan stuff was removed probably unintentionally, but
the rest of your patch is incorrect as I just described.

Alan can probably work out the details here.

David S. Miller