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Hi, Is it possible to add the feature mac80211 available in 2.6.30 kernel into 2.4.20 to support the latest wireless drivers. Regards Sarvesh...
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    Adding mac80211 stack in kernel 2.4.20


    Hi,

    Is it possible to add the feature mac80211 available in 2.6.30 kernel into 2.4.20 to support the latest wireless drivers.

    Regards
    Sarvesh

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    I very much doubt it or rather you'd end up turning your 2.4 kernel into a 2.6 kernel. You'd have to bring the entire udev/hotplug/HAL systems back too. Why not just upgrade to a 2.6 kernel? What distro/release are you using, and are you bound to it?

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    Hi,
    Yes am limited to kernel version as is used on Intel Xscale platform.
    And want to know the feasibilty of adding wifi-n support for the same by implementing the necessary changes and hence the question

    Regards
    Sarvesh

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