Open802.11s stack on the XO-1 and libertas_tf

Sameer Verma sverma at
Fri Feb 5 11:52:24 EST 2010

On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 6:42 AM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at> wrote:
> Hi Sameer, Deepak, list,
> I came across Sameer's post on the o11s list on running it on XO-1.5
> [1], and it's true libertas_tf doesn't yet handle our (new! improved!)
> Libertas 8686.
> However, current kernels do have a libertas_tf that works on XO-1, so
> it's perfectly possible to run it on the XO-1. Has anyone tried it?
> It'll be interesting to see what it behaves like, and how the rest of
> the stack behaves. I am a bit hazy as to whether current NM and Sugar
> handle mesh devices.
> Our F11-XO-1 kernels should be building and including libertas_tf
> (Deepak CC'd) so we open the doors to o11s tinkering. Maybe
> blacklisted so that they don't take precedence over the fullmac
> libertas.

Nice! Looking forward to it.

> For my part, I am pushing for libertas_tf on XO-1 and XO-1.5 because
> it also allows us to run it in hostap mode, so XO-as-XS can use the
> Libertas chipset as an AP, saving $ and complications in small
> schools.
> cheers,

Definitely +1 on hostapd on the XO. Big plus.

> martin
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