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Re: [SLUG] Wireless pcmcia cards
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Wireless pcmcia cards
- From: ksaenz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2004 14:49:25 +1000
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I have the card working now ;-)
I have followed the doco on linuxquestions.org. I will test it against other
wireless devices shortly.
> On Fri, 25 Jun 2004 09:29 pm, Kevin Saenz wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I just bought a d-link g650+ for my laptop I was just wondering if
> > anyone has got the card working under any distro. At the moment I am
> > looking at compiling in to 2.6.7 kernel the modules for acx100,
> > Have searched google to find most people with silimar problems and no
> > real solution.
> Hi Kevin,
> I know this is probably not much help, but I have a DLink DWL-660 which
> works wonderfully under both Debian Stable & Unstable, and SuSE 9.1. It
> uses the orinoco_cs module, and (I believe) is a Prism2 based card.
> Biggest bummer for me is the 660 doesn't support WPA...guess what the
> university is rolling out for wireless access?? Grrrr.
> I know the Dlink 650's use a slightly different chipset, but I know people
> who have them working under Linux (Debian in fact). Make sure you have the
> hotplug package installed and the right kernel modules compiled (just
> compile all the WiFi modules for starters, then strip out the ones you
> don't need later).
> What problems/errors are you getting with your current set up?
> Abandon the search for Truth; settle for a good fantasy.
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