netgear cards?

Jamie Lovick jalovick at
Wed Aug 15 21:10:55 EST 2001

On Wed, 15 Aug 2001, Steven Hanley wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 15, 2001 at 01:03:01PM +1000, David Gibson wrote:
> > If you're just modprobe-ing the driver of course it won't detect
> > anything.  PCMCIA drivers don't probe for the hardware themselves -
> > instead they just register and are then bound to the device by the
> > PCMCIA subsystem.  So unless you use the PCMCIA config files to tell
> > cardmgr to use the orinoco_cs driver for your DWL-650, the driver will
> > never be instantiated.
> oops, I was sort of assuming it would work like my airport card does
> in the laptop, however I forgot the airport card is initialised
> completely independantly of any pcmcia subsystems. Will try more with
> the dwl card when I get home tonight. :)

This has probably been asked, but wxill the airport cards work under Linux
on a PC notebook ?



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