Netgear MA311 with FC2?
a_c_isler at verizon.net
Tue Jun 1 16:29:53 UTC 2004
I have the the MA311 card in my FC2 box. In FC1 kudzu recognized it no
problem and since I upgraded to FC2 I still have no problems.
Keep an eye on http://www.linux-wlan.org/ the drivers they have work
well with this card. Also usually on first boot after the install kudzu
will pick up new hardware. I would say go for the install.
On Mon, 2004-05-31 at 20:52, Dave Roberts wrote:
> Has anybody got a Netgear MA311 wireless PCI card working with FC2? I
> was trying to install FC2 on my daughter's W2K box this evening in a
> dual-boot config and the MA311 I have in there wasn't being recognized
> during the install. I quit the install without going forward, figuring
> that I'd just be inflicting Grub and a dual-boot config on her for a FC2
> config that wouldn't be able to talk to the net.
> Ironically, the install did find and locate the Nforce2 mobo NIC that
> FC1 didn't deal well with on my other PC.
> So, some advice: should I just do the install and go forward? Do I have
> to do a kernel recompile or something to pick up the MA311, or is it not
> supported under FC2? I have seen some notes on this list saying that at
> least FC1 dealt with it fine, but I'm worried that the switch to the new
> 2.6 kernel might have left that driver behind. Note that this is an
> older 802.11b card, not the newer MG311.
> Anyway, any advice would be appreciated.
> Dave Roberts <ldave at droberts.com>
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