[clug] Wireless PCMCIA card recommendations

David Collett david.collett at dart.net.au
Wed Jul 7 00:09:29 GMT 2004

That sounds like a very neat hack, any idea if it would work in the
current model apple ibook/powerbook ? I believe the airport extreem card
is also a broadcom miniPCI card(?).


On Tue, 2004-07-06 at 21:46, Alastair D'Silva wrote:
> 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
> replace it.
> 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
> price.
> 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).
> -- 
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