RF class driver

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Wed Sep 21 06:08:58 EDT 2016

On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 03:09:09PM +0530, Raul Piper wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 1:13 PM, Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> wrote:
>  I wanted to know in which class RF Transceivers - (Sub 1 -Ghz
> devices) Linux drivers will fall and where to find them in Linux
> kernel ,
>  I grepped keywords like Ghz, Sub , and it leads me to the folder
> drivers/net/wireless/* but I am not getting whether they refer to the
> RF class of drivers or something else.

Those are wireless networking drivers.

> Is there a framework for them or
> all will come under Wireless device drivers or network device
> drivers?What is the appropriate mailing list for the same?

linux-wireless at vger.kernel.org

> Few example of such devices are -
> Sub-1 GHz CC1120-CC1190 - From Texas Instruments
> nRF905 - From Nordic Semiconductor
> nRF9E5 - From Nordic Semiconductor
> nRF24L01 - From Texas Instruments
> Si4455  - From Silicon Labs
> OL23xx  - From Nxp.

Those are almost always integrated directly into a wifi chipset, and not
independant.  If you have an independant device, the GNU Radio project
might be a good thing to look into.

good luck!

greg k-h

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