[clug] More ADSL modem/ router/ wireless questions.
Tony and Robyn Lewis
beakysnugger at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Dec 22 08:01:19 GMT 2004
> I'll looking at getting a D-Link M-DSL-G604T
> (http://www.dlink.com.au/Default.aspx?ArticleID=740) and the NetGear
> WG511 and 311 cards (one for the laptop). Does anyone have experience
> with any of these? I do know to be careful of revisions, esp. with the
I have a WG511 for the laptop. Works* in both Linux (using prism54 module
under (currently) 2.6.8 kernel) and Win XP.
* The only grief I have is sometimes she locks up. It seems to be related
to how far away I am from the access point. Down the far end of the house
it happens maybe every 30-60 min. In the same room, maybe once every few
hours if that.
ifdown eth1; ifup eth1
... solves the problem. I jiggered sudo and put a launcher item to do
this with a click.
We bought a WG311 at the same time, but it's used in a Win XP-only box.
Seems to do OK.
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