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  1. #1

    Question Linux Driver For WiMax 802.16

    Intel plan to put WiMax Mobile 802.16e capability on EVERY CENTRINO based laptop in 2007.
    WiMax enable high speed wireless internet with maximum speed of 70 Mbps and with the coverage area of 50 Km.

    Unfortunately I cannot find any Linux driver for WiMax 802.16-2004 (fixed) or 802.16e (Mobile).
    Is there any driver for WiMax fixed or mobile?

    Thank you.

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    Linux Guru bigtomrodney's Avatar
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    Nov 2004
    I know that one of Nokia's tablets (N770??) runs linux and has a WiMax interface. I'm not sure if the driver has been released or is on the way. I'm sure as soon as they hit the market properly Intel will release the drivers as they always do, followed by an OSS community driver. I can't find any trace now though.

  3. #3

    Wimax driver


    I guess you can write your own linux driver for wimax right?
    Even we are on WiMax development.....we have developed driver on our own
    can you be more specific..what are the things that you require in driver....


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    Prof. Clemens Cap PhD plan to create Opensource Wimax, but failed because lack of support from vendors. Perhaps the best option is creating NDIS Wrapper, similar to WiFi.

    Other standards: WiBro (Korea), HSDPA (14 Mbps).

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    Wimax 802.16e

    Hi everybody,

    I am a newbie to wimax, I have to design a driver for wimax (802.16e), please anyone give me some pointers.

    Thanks in Advance.


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    WIMAX driver

    Hi everybody,

    Has anybody knows if there is knows something working in Linux

    I would like to know if there is something going on to implement wimax standars in Linux (802.16-2004 & 802.16e).

    Satya did you get any reply?

    Thanks in Advance.

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