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Re: Wireless suggestion - tired of madwifi



On Wed, 01 Jun 2005 21:14:46 -0400
Bill Johnson <bill johnsonacres com> wrote:

> My question for the list - is there a PCMCIA 802.11B or G card that will
>  work with Fedora Core RIGHT OUT OF THE BOX?  In other words, I want to 
> just plug it in and configure it using the built in network 
> configuration tools of fedora, with out having to compile or make or any
> other such stuff.

I've had good luck with certain models of card with the prism54 driver. 
Basically, all you do is download a firmware file to /lib/firmware and
then plug in the card.

Only problem was finding a card that actually had a supported chipset. 
Ended up purchasing one at Circuit City.

See http://home.mindspring.com/~charletiv/wg511.html for details.

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