sam.folkwilliams at gmail.com
Fri Sep 17 21:21:40 UTC 2004
Got it! I'm up and running on Ubuntu with my wireless conection! I've
never had such an easy install -- just added the wireless card in the
Gnome GUI and it worked on the first try. That's pretty impressive.
On Fri, 17 Sep 2004 12:44:08 -0700, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at canonical.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 17, 2004 at 10:49:12AM -0500, Sam Folk-Williams wrote:
> > I'm downloading Warty right now. My concern about doing the install is
> > that the only way I can connect to the net is via wirelss. There's no
> > cable available to me. Currenlty I run FC2 and use the MadWifi driver
> > to power my D-Link wireless card, which uses the atheros chipset.
> > Should I expect this card to work out of the box? Anyone else
> > configured wireless for Ubuntu?
> Currently, the madwifi driver is installed and automatically used on the
> first boot, but is not yet supported during installation. So you can
> install from CD and use the card without adding any additional drivers, but
> you cannot (quite yet) do a network installation using the card without some
> manual tweaking.
> - mdz
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