[clug-talk] Wireless Cards for Linux
khangyi at shaw.ca
Fri Dec 15 22:00:24 PST 2006
I got a DWL-G650 , and it works with the Atheros driver, not out of the box,
but obviously after you compile the driver for it, I can't remember exactly
wheather i got the version of driver that allready supports the rfmon thing,
or the version that just does not do that. I can bring it in to try out
tomorrow on the installfest, and see if it works for you.
On December 15, 2006 20:07, Craig McLean wrote:
> I've been away from Linux for awhile, however I find myself itching to get
> back in. Since I haven't really been keeping track of things I was
> wondering if anybody can give me any advice on wireless cards to purchase.
> It will be going into a laptop so PCMCIA/Cardbus or perhaps USB will be
> necessary. The laptop doesn't have a rough in for the antennae' in it's
> Mini PCI bay so that won't work. I need 802.11b and g for sure, support
> for a would be nice but not required. I'm not too concerned about N right
> now due to the total lack of vendor standardization, however I won't say no
> to an otherwise good card that has it. I'd also like the card to have
> working rfmon support, so I can do site surveys.
> Any experiences would be nice.
> Thank you.
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