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Re: 3.0 wireless PCI cards
I am not sure if it is what you need for your wireless router setup. Here
is part of my dmesg that show PCI<->PCMCIA bridge. Hope it is help for
======= dmesg =======
OpenBSD 3.0 (GENERIC) #0: Tue Feb 26 13:23:06 HKT 2002
cpu0: Intel Pentium III (Coppermine) ("GenuineIntel" 686-class) 702 MHz
cbb0 at pci0 dev 13 function 0 "Texas Instruments PCI1225 PCI-CardBus" rev 0x01: irq 9
cbb1 at pci0 dev 13 function 1 "Texas Instruments PCI1225 PCI-CardBus" rev 0x01: irq 9
wi0 at pcmcia0 function 0 "Lucent Technologies, WaveLAN/IEEE, Version 01.01"
wi0: Firmware 8.10 variant 1, address 00:02:2d:40:67:dd
On Mon, 25 Mar 2002, Nick Kocharhook wrote:
> I'm looking to set up an OBSD 3.0 machine as a wireless router.
> Unfortunately, I have been unable to find cards that work.
> I bought a D-Link DWL-520, a Linksys WMP11 and a US Robotics "Wireless
> Access PCI Adapter Model No. 2415".
> OBSD didn't recognize any of these cards on startup. Only the US
> Robotics card is a PCI bridge, the other two are all-in-one cards. I
> didn't necessarily expect them to work, as I had heard only about
> bridges on this list and in every other place I looked online. But
> apparently, Fry's has stopped selling ISA/PCI->PCMCIA bridges.
> So I guess my question is twofold. One, is there anything I can do to
> get these PCI cards to be recognized by OBSD? If not, where can I find
> wireless cards that OBSD *will* like in the Bay Area? (Fry's doesn't
> sell Lucent/Orinoco/Agere cards or Cisco cards. And, like I said, they
> don't sell adapters either. Except the USR one. Which doesn't work.)
> And yes, I have seen them online. But I'd really like to get this
> handled right away. And I don't want to have to deal with shipping if I
> need to return the item.