Bug 257682 - [NEW PORT] net/wifibox: Wireless card driver via virtualized Linux
Summary: [NEW PORT] net/wifibox: Wireless card driver via virtualized Linux
Status: Closed FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Individual Port(s) (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: amd64 Any
: --- Affects Many People
Assignee: Ashish SHUKLA
URL:
Keywords:
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Reported: 2021-08-08 10:32 UTC by Gabor Pali
Modified: 2021-08-16 00:17 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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2021-08-08 10:32 UTC, Gabor Pali
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Description Gabor Pali freebsd_committer 2021-08-08 10:32:32 UTC
Created attachment 227016 [details]
Port files

Wifibox deploys a Linux guest to drive a wireless networking card on the FreeBSD host system with the help of PCI pass-through.  There have been guides on the Internet to suggest the use of such techniques to improve the wireless networking experience on FreeBSD, of which Wifibox tries to implement as a single easy-to-use software package.

WWW: https://github.com/pgj/freebsd-wifibox
Comment 1 commit-hook freebsd_committer 2021-08-16 00:16:24 UTC
A commit in branch main references this bug:

URL: https://cgit.FreeBSD.org/ports/commit/?id=3c7566742a2933aa66944737a7db447ca6f596ae

commit 3c7566742a2933aa66944737a7db447ca6f596ae
Author:     Gabor Pali <pali.gabor@gmail.com>
AuthorDate: 2021-08-16 00:11:20 +0000
Commit:     Ashish SHUKLA <ashish@FreeBSD.org>
CommitDate: 2021-08-16 00:13:51 +0000

    net/wifibox: New port: Wireless card driver

    Wifibox deploys a Linux guest to drive a wireless networking card on
    the FreeBSD host system with the help of PCI pass-through.  There have
    been guides on the Internet to suggest the use of such techniques to
    improve the wireless networking experience on FreeBSD, of which
    Wifibox tries to implement as a single easy-to-use software package.

    PR:             257682

 net/Makefile                |  1 +
 net/wifibox/Makefile (new)  | 29 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 net/wifibox/distinfo (new)  |  5 +++++
 net/wifibox/pkg-descr (new) |  7 +++++++
 net/wifibox/pkg-plist (new) | 33 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 5 files changed, 75 insertions(+)
Comment 2 Ashish SHUKLA freebsd_committer 2021-08-16 00:17:44 UTC
Thanks, committed.