New Linux Kernel natively supports Centrino

eWeek has details on the latest Linux kernel release, including some very interesting information for ultraportable users who rely on wireless:

Compared with 2.6.13, the 2.6.14 kernel includes changes “all over the place,” said Torvalds. The big change in the standard kernel is that it now includes Centrino Wi-Fi support.

Many Linuxes, such as SUSE 10 and Xandros 3 already support Centrino through the use of ipw2xxx drivers and Linux’s hotplug infrastructure. This enables the Centrino cards or mini-adaptor’s firmware to be switched out with a Linux-compatible interface.

This sourceforge.net site (and licensing/distribution) has more information.

Original Source: TG Daily

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