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Re: Recommendation: Proxima Orinoco 802.11a/b/g gold combocard?




On Sun, 16 May 2004, Scot L. Harris wrote:

> On Sun, 2004-05-16 at 13:56, Satish Balay wrote:
> > On Sun, 16 May 2004, Scot L. Harris wrote:
> > 
> 
> > 
> > The default support of FC1/FC2 (as others have indicated) is primarily
> > 'orinoco_cs' driver for very old Lucent 802.11b cards (prism-1
> > chipset?)
> > 
> > For others - I guess you need to manually install
> > madwifi/hostap/ndiswrapper or the appropriate dirver to get it
> > working. Personally I've tried latest madwifi-snapshot with
> > FC2(rawhide) and it worked for me.
> > 
> > Satish
> 
> Thanks for the quick responses Satish.
> 
> This is another one of those items where support under linux needs to
> improve dramatically before the general public would accept linux on the
> desktop (or in this case on the laptop).
> 
> I assume most linux users trying to use wifi has gone down this road.  
> 
> Working on the prism54.org stuff but I may be getting in to deep.  Looks
> like I have to rebuild the kernel to get their stuff to work.

I've just noticed 'Dag' has prism2 and prism54 kernel-modues built for FC1
Not everything is built for 2188 kernel though..

http://dag.wieers.com/packages/kernel-module-prism2/
http://dag.wieers.com/packages/kernel-module-prism54/

Satish



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