Suggestion for wireless PC-card 802.11b / 802.11g with out-of-the-box support in Hoary

Luke Szczepaniak lszczepaniak at
Thu Jun 30 14:34:00 UTC 2005

Hi Christian, I agree that WPA is painful, took me a while to get it going. 
I found that I could not associate with my access point using WPA unless i 
turned SSID Broadcast on (nic is a d-link dwl-650 also using the madwifi 
driver). Using WEP without the SSID broadcast on worked no problem.


On 6/30/05, Christian Toldnes <christian.toldnes at> wrote:
> On 6/28/05, Christian Toldnes <christian.toldnes at> wrote:
> > I have also gotten off-list response regarding the "3com 11a/b/g
> > Wireless PC Card with XJACK". The one called 3CRPAG175 on the 3com
> > site. Uses the madwifi drivers right out of the box on Hoary.
> And I can confirm that this card is working nicely on ubuntu. Detected
> by the madwifi drivers as ath0, and the xjack makes moving the laptop
> about that much easier.
> Will look into using wpasupplicant later, it's kind of painful
> compared to wap in ubuntu. Hope later versions will include support
> for setting up WPA encryption from the GUI.
> c
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