[clug] bios upgrade needed?

Tony Breeds tony at bakeyournoodle.com
Tue Jul 19 01:13:15 GMT 2005

On Tue, Jul 19, 2005 at 10:57:31AM +1000, Alex Satrapa wrote:
> On 19 Jul 2005, at 10:47, Michael Still wrote:
> >Yes, you do. I wonder if there is something about 802.11g which means
> >they need to use the new version of the PCI spec, given this is now  
> >the
> >second time I have seen this...
> I don't see why, since you can get standalone hardware that handle  
> 802.11g, and you can get PC Cards that handle it fine.
> My guess is that the cheapest PCI chipsets for expansion cards happen  
> to be PCI 2 only.

IIRC PCI 1.0 didn't supply power to the card which is probably needed to
power the radio.

could be waay of track though.
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Yours Tony

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