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Re: Any support for wireless-G in FC3?



--- "Phillip T. George" <me PhillipGeorge com> wrote:

> Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
> 
> >On Wed, 2004-10-13 at 19:56 -0700, Jim Lowman
> wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>One of my computers is in another room of the
> house, using a Linksys 
> >>WMP54G wireless-G
> >>network adapter.
> >>
> >>Any hope that this device will be supported by
> FC3? 
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Not as such.  It's got a Broadcom chip, and
> Broadcom are famously
> >clueless when it comes to Linux driver support.
> >
> >You may have luck using ndiswrapper.
> >
> >By the way, I found all of this out by Googling for
> "wmp54g linux".
> >
> >	<b
> >
> 
> Jim,
> 
> If there isn't one available now, I don't think it
> will take long before 
> there is one out.  The differences between the types
> of wireless (B & G 
> for example) are probably mostly handled by the
> actual hardware and not 
> the device driver.  Just a theory though.
> 
> -Phillip
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Thanks, Bryan and Phillip!

It occurred to me that I may be asking the wrong
question here.  Instead, are there any wireless-G
cards that are supported by Linux?  With prices having
dropped somewhat, replacing the card is not out of the
question.

Jim 


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