Objective of OpenWRT/x86?

Joseph Mullally jwmullally at gmail.com
Mon May 1 07:12:59 PDT 2023

On Mon, May 1, 2023 at 5:43 AM Philip Prindeville
<philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com> wrote:
>> On Apr 28, 2023, at 11:18 PM, Elliott Mitchell <ehem+openwrt at m5p.com> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Apr 28, 2023 at 12:04:15PM -0600, Philip Prindeville wrote:

>>> Um... you can't "virtualize" WiFi in any VM I've ever seen.
>> You can though pass PCIe devices to a VM.  The hardware will physically
>> attach to the control host, but a VM will be able to do anything it wants
>> with it.
> So the guest has the potential to crash or hang the host?

I ran the OpenWrt x86/64 image under KVM/libvirtd for years with an
Intel Wifi card connected through exclusive PCI passthrough, and it
worked fine. There is enough conjecture already.

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