[wplug] wireless pci card in linux, luck anyone?
mark at attbi.com
Mon Dec 16 20:31:29 EST 2002
I have a linksys wmp11.
It is real pci not pcmcia.
It is sweet.
On Mon, 16 Dec 2002, Beth Lynn wrote:
> I was just wondering if anyone has had any luck
> with wireless pci linux cards since I am looking
> to purchase one.
> This is what specifically I'm looking for
> * 802.11b
> * PCI (not usb or pcmcia)
> * something that the vendor will back it's claims
> of working in Linux
> * something I can purchase new from a reputable
> online or local vendor (I am disinterested in buying
> something from a yo-yo on ebay)
> This is what my trails of online research have lead
> me to believe ...
> * The PCI Cisco Aironet 350 card works in linux
> however I have not been able to find it for sale
> anywhere. Perhaps a discontinued product?
> * Siemens SpeedStream Wireless 802.11b PCI Adapter
> works sometimes in linux, however the vendor does
> not support it.
> * Both cards are pci cards with a small pcmcia sized
> card that plugs into it.
> It has been most disappointing in my search that
> few vendors dare to claim their hardware works in
> Any other suggestions?
> Thanks Alot!
> Beth Lynn
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