Broadcom releases open source wireless driver for Linux

Broadcom has released its brcm80211 wireless driver for Linux, suitable for the BCM4313, BCM43224 and BCM43225 802.11n wireless chips, under a GPL2-compatible license. Kernel hacker Greg Kroah-Hartman has already merged it into the staging tree, the area reserved for drivers which are not of normal Linux kernel quality, and announced that the driver will be merged into the main Linux development tree in Linux 2.6.37, which has an expected release date of late this year or early 2011.

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