Clarification Re: [ale] 802.11g
crawford.rainwater at linux-etc.net
Fri Feb 20 13:33:42 EST 2004
On Friday 20 February 2004 11:23AM, Michael D. Hirsch wrote:
>On Friday 20 February 2004 12:53 pm, Crawford Rainwater wrote:
>> The only 802.11g that is working under Linux is via the Atheros chipset
>> and drivers via the MadWiFi project on SourceForge. These are typically
>> tthe mini-PCI 802.111a/b/g that are coming with laptops these days
>> (e.g., my ThinkPad R50p has one).
>There are at least two projects out that make it possible to run the windows
>drivers in Linux. One is a commercial product, the other open source. I
>haven't used either.
The Atheros and MadWiFi deal is native Linux 802.11g for clarification.
I am aware of the ndiswrapper project as well that will take a M$ Windoze
driver and port it to Linux as well, but have heard mixed reports on that
from the peanut galleries out there. This was posted in /. a while back as
well for more details (I think it is also a SourceForge project too).
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