iBook Hoary Users

Michael Hunt michael at aussie.oddsocks.net
Wed Jun 15 14:15:56 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-06-15 at 09:47 -0400, volvoguy wrote:

> On 6/10/05, Michael Hunt <michael at aussie.oddsocks.net> wrote:
> > Yes. iBook G4 1GHz here and it works a treat.
> You didn't happen to figure out any wireless solutions yet did you?
> :o) I'm saving up for a 30Gb to 100Gb hard drive upgrade and I'd love
> to put Ubuntu back on it - but it's not much use without a net
> connection (especially when you're a web designer!).

I only have a b network running and the dwl-122 usb wireless works fine.
The debian ppc list points out some g networks gear that some people
have got working but most of it seems to be along the lines of what you
have said below.

> So far I mostly see,"brand x, model x, but only version 1.x because
> they switched chipsets after that", blah, blah. Is there such a thing
> as a little wireless device that connects via a short ethernet cable?
> Seems that would make hardware incompatibilities a non-issue.

Not that I know of. You could always run a network with an AP off of the
ethernet port, but that would require a power pack and local power point
which kind of defeats the mobile use of wireless :-)

Michael Hunt

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