[clug] PCI wireless cards
mikal at stillhq.com
Mon Nov 24 21:10:29 EST 2003
On Mon, 24 Nov 2003, Martin Schwenke wrote:
> Is anyone using a (currently available) 802.11b PCI (not PCMCIA) card
> with Linux? What card? What driver do you use?
DWL-520. I assume they're still available.
> * I'm particularly interested in cards that work with a driver that
> ships with a standard (2.6) kernel.
I believe hostap, which is what I use, is shipping with 2.6 RSN.
> * If you're aware of incompatible chipset variations within the model
> that works for you, please let me know. :-)
No, but David Gibson might know.
> * One of those guys at a computer fair claimed the D-Link DWL-520
> worked with Linux (and I've heard the DWL-520+ doesn't - completely
> different chip-set apparently). It was about $90.
Wow! I paid $250 about two years ago.
> I'm just looking to by a PCI wireless card and don't want to waste too
> much time. I just want it to work... :-)
Well, worst case it will keep a door open for you.
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