[OpenWrt-Devel] [OT] Anyone interested in donating Broadcom development?

Alex Henrie alexhenrie24 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 04:31:30 EDT 2014

2014-07-28 2:12 GMT-06:00 Rafał Miłecki <zajec5 at gmail.com>:
> The reason I need few different cards is to spot places in code that
> need to check for the hardware version. So having Apple hardware which
> is usually a bit different helps here.
> Also: working with BCM94331CD is the best way of improving general
> BCM4331 support. All standalone BCM4331 cards use Apple proprietary
> connector. You can't buy a BCM4331 that will simply fit into PCIe or
> mini PCIe. I've heard once about UPWL6031C, but it's not possible to
> find it anywhere.
> So to improve support for BCM4331s (that are used in many routers), I
> *have to* buy Apple BCM4331 card and an adapter. Or the whole Mac :P
> Anyway, having Asus PCE-AC56 would be great for AC-PHY development,
> I'll send you my address in a minute, thanks! :)

Thanks for the explanation. Still, I'd rather send you the Asus
PCE-AC56. I'll forward the order confirmation to you shortly.

2014-07-27 23:59 GMT-06:00 John Crispin <john at phrozen.org>:
> if it makes you feel better i can add the official bit, you have done
> a pile of great work recently :)
> <official> we would like to officially ask those who think that
> Rafał's work on brcm is important to help him out by donating the
> named/requested materials to him ... and as usual his work is on a best
> effort basis </official>

So does the donation of this hardware count as a tax-deductible
contribution through Software in the Public Interest?

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