ed at eh3.com
Wed Oct 19 17:51:13 UTC 2005
On Wed, 2005-10-19 at 09:44 -0700, Ed Landaveri wrote:
> Please, is anyone using a well known wireless adapter whose chip is
> listed on /lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/net/wireless? I made
> work my laptop with ipw2200 but I got tired trying to compile the
> adm811 driver for the belkin f56001 or the WMP54GS from Linksys. They
> said that they work with ndiswrapper which I tried to install without
> success. Anyway I just want to know which wireless card works out of
> the box. Any recommendation will be surely appreciatte it. Thanks
I've also struggled to find WiFi cards that work with a minimum of fuss.
I finally bought a laptop (ThinkPad T42p) that works with the ipw2100
driver and that pretty much ended my WiFi problems (it even works nicely
after ACPI suspend/resume events, etc.).
If you buy one of the older 802.11b Orinoco or compatible cards, then
they'll usually work well ("out of the box") with the orinoco_cs driver.
You can find them (cheap!) on eBay and I *think* the following new model
has the same chipset:
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