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Re: Wireless (again)



On Mon, 2008-01-28 at 16:34 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> Timothy Murphy wrote:
> 
> > I was however interested from a purely academic point of view
> > to know if it is possible to determine the chipset
> > either from documentation or by use of some application.
> 
> First, I have a PC card labeled "Orinoco Wireless Networks - Gold".  It is 
> made by Agere Systems.  Has a nice product number on it of PC24E-H-FC.  The 
> label also has a serial number, a part number, a MAC address, a few other 
> FCC and other agency's registration numbers.
> 
> I don't have a laptop running any incantation of Linux.  So, I can't tell 
> you if the output of "lspci -vv" would reveal any clue as to the type of 
> chipset it contains.  A scanning electron microscope may come in handy about 
> now....
> 
> Or, try going to  http://linux-wless.passys.nl/ and search there to see if 
> your card is listed.  I found mine...PC24E-H-FC.  But, it is a good thing I 
> used google to get to that web site as I didn't know that Agere was acquired 
> by Lucent.
----
years ago - and the orinoco's generally just work and have worked on
Linux just about forever (with some limitations on promiscuous modes for
sniffing).

Craig


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