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Date:      Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:41:37 +0200
From:      "Julian H. Stacey" <>
To:        Waitman Gobble <>
Cc:        "" <>
Subject:   Re: RFID tag read/write on FreeBSD
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In-Reply-To: Your message "Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:16:16 -0700." <>

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Waitman Gobble wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 9:13 AM, Julian H. Stacey <> wrote:
> > Hi, Reference:
> > > instead of people. After I talked to some people I now understand the
> > > protocol is mostly standardized so it might be good to turn this into a
> > > port, since it should theoretically work with all the modern RFID
> > > chipsets.  And "AFAIK" RFID tag stuff has been limited to MS OS
> > computers.
> >
> > Nice of you offering to expand PD src for RFID :-)
> > In case it helps, there was some discussion here
> >
> >
> >
> > & possible some other thread before / since I recall,
> > (I havent used RFID but do have an RFID card reader)

> I checked the link out, thanks. It seems to be a discussion about an
> authentication device used for money transactions.

My device (on one of the threads) was an RFID credit card reader,
it's capable of reading German ID card apparently.
The manufacturer published some code.  One of the the threads
suggested trying one of the FreeBSD ports that had some RFID.
>From my

> I checked out the Linux
> driver sources for that device, there's reference to firmware file in the
> code but I don't see the blob. Anyway I'm not sure my thing is compatible
> with that particular type of reader device.

OK, was just in case/ FYI

Julian Stacey, BSD Linux Unix C Sys Eng Consultant Munich
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