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Re: Wireless (again)



On Sat, 2008-01-26 at 19:07 -0500, David Boles wrote:
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> Timothy Murphy wrote:
> | David Boles wrote:
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> |> The link I posted shows what hardware is known to work in Linux.
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> | Useful no doubt, but no answer to the question that was actually raised,
> | which was how one could find the chipset in a WiFi device.
> 
> 
> The actual chip set numbers? Well since they can change from run to run I
> would think that the best way would be to look at the device with a
> magnifying glass and write them down.
> 
> 
> |> I did not post this link because there is *no* Fedora HCL.
> |
> | Which is precisely what I said.
> | Well, there actually _is_ a Fedora HCL,
> | but it has not been updated since 2005, again as I said.
> 
> 
> And they told you why. Because it is redundant and a waste of their time.
> 
> Look I don't own a laptop. I don't want to own a laptop. I don't like
> laptops. I don't have a WiFi system. I don't want anything to do with
> WiFi system. So what does that mean? If you do then *you* need to do a
> little research instead of expecting others to do all of the work for you.
> The best that I can tell you, from what I read here on this list, is that
> Broadcomm sux with Linux unless you want to jump through hoops to get it
> to work. Next worst seems to be anything sold by Dell.
> 
> I'm done here. Good day.
> 
> This is where you get to say the last word)  ;-)
Talking about overgeneralizations. My Dell Latitude D810 works well with
 wireless access.

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