PCI Wireless Network Card

Loptr Chaote loptr.chaote at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 07:18:16 UTC 2004

On Sat, 6 Nov 2004 20:35:30 +0100, adi zebic <azebic at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 06 Nov 2004 04:52:04 +0800, John <summer at computerdatasafe.com.au> wrote:
> > Avoid TI and Broadcom. Avoid anything that requires ndiswrapper.
> Why avoid Broadcom? Why avoid ndiswrapper?
> I have one Broadcom chipset based card that is 100% supported under
> linux (wep etc) with ndiswrapper. Can you explain?

One reason to avoid ndiswrapper-based solutions is that no
rfmon-support is available for them, preventing applications like
Kismet to be used.

If that's not a concern, then there might not be any problem, but why
cripple your system more than necessary if you're going to buy new
hardware anyway?


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