This section tries to organize documentation for new Linux wireless developers.
Essential information on how to hack and contribute to Linux wireless.
MailingLists - Subscribe to our mailing lists
Git-guide - learn to use git, emphasis on Linux wireless
IEEE-802.11 standards - standards we use and interpretations to help development
SubmittingPatches - guide on how to submit patches for Linux wireless work
Glossary - terms we use throughout the wiki you should be familiar with
Maintainers - maintainers of current wireless drivers and driver APIs
todo-list - Our current TODO list
Here are all the driver APIs we use to write drivers in Linux:
Wireless-Extensions - old wireless driver framework
cfg80211 - new driver configuration API
nl80211 - new userspace <–> kernelspace wireless driver communication transport
Hardware Specifications - specifications for chipsets we support or will support soon
Radiotap - For 802.11 frame injection/reception
Here you see the list of changes to all wireless drivers, the wireless core and mac80211.
This is the branch a lot of new items are thrown into which still need some work. Developers should work off of this branch.
This is things John has pushed out to Jeff Garzik or David Miller. Once Jeff or Dave push out their changes to Linus then its only a matter of time before we'll get these changes on the next stable kernel release.