Any suggestion of buy a wireless pci card?
eric1i at 163.com
Sun Feb 8 04:10:19 UTC 2004
esm at logic.net wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 06:46:03PM +1100, Richy wrote:
>>So, it seems that I need a wireless access point with ADSL and a
>>wireless pci card. Is there any suggestion about purchase a wireless pci
>>card for my fedora? I usually find buy a hardware for linux need more
> I'm working on getting a set of prism54 cards working right now, and my
> best suggestion to you is to avoid 802.11g 54Mbps cards in the short term,
> unless you're comfortable with wireless configuration under Linux already.
> It works (www.prism54.org is the place to look for supported cards using
> this chipset, and for bare-bones information on getting things going), but
> it's not pleasant.
> To be fair, getting the SMC PCI card in my FC1-based router working was
> simple enough after updating to Arjan's 2.6 kernels, although I bumped
> into a few firmware loading problems because of some hotplug tricks being
> played in /etc/init.d/network and elsewhere. It's the Netgear PCMCIA card
> in my laptop (running the same configuration) that's been giving me fits
> lately. ;-)
Thank you, I have found the WG311 supported by prism54.org! But one more
question, is prism54.org'd driver build in with fedora?
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