wireless cards & Linux

david nux at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Feb 15 08:18:47 GMT 2005


On Mon, 2005-02-14 at 20:46, Luis Murillo wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-02-14 at 21:03 +0100, Erik Bågfors wrote:
> > Interesting since I've had three different card and all has worked
> > fine.  Only one was somewhat hard to get working.
> > 
> > First, Orinoco gold, worked out of the box on all distributions I've tested
> > Second cisco airo.  That's what I'm using to send this mail.  Works
> > out of the box once changing the firmware level to a supported version
> > (on all distribution I've tested)
> > Third, a D-link of some kind. Worked right of the box on ubuntu (only
> > distribution tested on) with the restricted modules.
> > 
> > When I bought the last one, I didn't even bother to see if linux would
> > support it. I just assumes it would.
> 
> Can you tell me the model of the D-Link card you got? is it PCI?
> 
> I need to install a wireless card on a PC in order to connect it to a
> 802.11B network. I don't want to have to work a lot just getting the
> card to work.
> 
> -- 
> Luis Murillo <lmurillo at gmx.net>
> 
The cards I'm stuck with are DWL-122 USB "cards".

Ubuntu is something I'll give a go today - I haven't tried them with
Ubuntu yet - partly because they are using Mandrake and to swap them
over to Ubuntu will require some messing about and is another day for
them sitting around while things are sorted out and, through no one in
particulars fault, they've been waiting too long already.

David

If I was a North American Indian I'd be called "unlucky with chipsets".







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