[clug] Wireless PCMCIA card recommendations
alastair at newmillennium.net.au
Tue Jul 6 11:46:18 GMT 2004
On Mon, 2004-07-05 at 14:14, Brett Worth wrote:
> I have a Dell 5150 with an integrated Broadcom 4301 Wireless card.
> Broadcom dont support Linux (Even though Linux is used in many Wireless
> routers that have Broadcom chips. Isn't that rude! ).
I couldn't get the miniPCI Intel 2200BG in my laptop working with
FreeBSD's NDIS layer, so I removed it and gutted a DLink DWL-G520 to
If you like, you can try the Intel in your machine (it seems people have
had success with it under Linux), and if it works, we can negotiate a
Alternatively, you may want to consider tracking down a Revision A G520
to install - I've got some U-FL connectors available which you will
require to connect the internal antenna to the card (they ship with the
antenna soldered directly to the card).
Alastair D'Silva mob: 0423 762 819
Networking Consultant fax: 0433 141 032
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