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wirelss card & cardbus



On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 01:22:11PM -0800, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> > Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2004 12:00:00 -0800
> > From: Ross Lippert <ripper_(_at_)_eskimo_(_dot_)_com>
> > Sender: owner-freebsd-mobile_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org
> > 
> > I just bought a new wireless card for my laptop, which was cardbus,
> > and it seems that that means it is unsupported (but it is not like I
> > could tell from the distributor's site that it was cardbus or not).
> > 
> > So, as I package this guy up for a return, I ask, does anyone have a
> > recommendation for a card with at least 128-bit WEP and support for
> > at least 802.11b if not g, for FBSD 4.X?
> 
> You can always run 5.2, just released a few minutes ago. It supports
> CardBus and many 'g' cards. For non-SMP systems, it's really pretty
> solid. 

Even many of the unsupported wireless cards are supported in
5.2-CURRENT.  My new laptop has a built-in "HP WLAN 54g W450 Network
Adapter", which is apparantly a Broadcom chip.  With the NDIS driver in
-CURRENT, it works just great. :-)

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Scott Lambert                    KC5MLE                       Unix SysAdmin
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