[ubuntu-uk] [RESOLVED] PCI Wirless card recommendation

Allan Day allan.lists at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 22 21:51:41 BST 2007


I recently got a Netgear WG311TGE. Worked straight out of the box on 
Gutsy, which is always pleasant!

Allan

Tony Arnold wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-10-22 at 14:35 +0100, Tony Arnold wrote:
>   
>> Can anyone recommend a PCI based Wireless card that is known to work
>> well with Gutsy, preferably out of the box?
>>
>> The recommendation in various places is for RAlink chipset devices
>> because they have open sourced their drivers, but the drivers on Gutsy
>> do not work very well and give very poor through put.
>>
>> So any non-RAlink devices known to work?
>>     
>
> Rather than replace my card, I decided top follow the advice given by
> 'terdon' in the comments to bug #134660 on launchpad, i.e., I downloaded
> the source of the legacy driver, compiled and installed it. It seems to
> be working! I'm downloading a file at broadband line speeds at the
> moment, which I could not do before.
>
> I may have to re-install the driver if I get a kernel upgrade!
>
> Regards,
> Tony.
>   




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