Supported Wireless cards

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Tue Sep 21 21:42:04 UTC 2004

On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 01:08:06PM +0800, John wrote:

> Sadly,it's rarely that clear. Vendors often change the chipset without 
> changing the card's model number or description.
> A while ago I ordered ans amc2802w, which works. Version 2 which I 
> received does not.
> What I eventually did was download the Windows drivers for the Netcomm 
> NP5420. I found the prism54 (ISL3890) firmware in the package, so I 
> bought one. Then another.

There are the beginnings of a list here:

Which maps models to chipsets and records whether they are supported.  It
would be great if more folks recorded their experiences there.

 - mdz

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