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Re: [vox] Wireless PCMCIA recommendations

Mark, I just got the DLINK DI-624 router and DWL-G630. Works
great and uses the Atheros chipset mentioned by Jonathan.

I haven't put them on my Linux system yet, but here's
the URL to the Linux fact sheet from DLink in case you
want to consider those products.


----- Original Message -----
From: Jonathan Stickel <jjstickel@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2004 09:59:41 -0700
To: LUGOD's general discussion mailing list <vox@lists.lugod.org>
Subject: Re: [vox] Wireless PCMCIA recommendations

Re: Mark
Re: You don't specify, but I'm guessing you want 802.11g.  From what I 
Re: understand, the prism family chipset is one of the best supported in 
Re: linux, so check here:
Re: http://prism54.org/supported_cards.php
Re: For a large table of cards and what chipsets they have, check here (last 
Re: updated in February, so maybe a little dated):
Re: http://www.linux-wlan.org/docs/wlan_adapters.html.gz
Re:  From that list, it looks like Netgear puts either prism or atheros 
Re: chipsets in their 802.11g cards.  Atheros chipsets have good reports of 
Re: linux support with the "madwifi" driver.  Seems to me like Netgear is a 
Re: safe choice.
Re: Jonathan
Re: Mark K. Kim wrote:
Re: > I know there's been this thread not long ago, but I couldn't find at Fry's
Re: > the Orinoco card that was overwhelmingly recommended.  Does anyone know a
Re: > Linux compatible PCMCIA card that's a little more carried by major
Re: > computer stores?  Like... Netgear or Linksys or D-Link...?
Re: > 
Re: > Thanks!
Re: > 
Re: > -Mark

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