recommended wireless PCMCIA cards?
On Wednesday 02 January 2008, Jim wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>> On Wednesday 02 January 2008, Kevin Kempter wrote:
>>> Hi List;
>>> I'm setting up linux for a friend on an AMD box with a built-in broadcom
>>> wireless chip and I'm done trying to get the broadcom chip to work. Can
>>> someone recommend a PCMCIA wireless card that works well with ndiswrapper
>>> Thanks in advance
>> Almost any Atheros based card will work. Probably OOTB once you've
>> configured the network settings.
>The best working PCMCIA cards for Linux are the Orinoco Gold cards and
>their real cheap on Ebay.
>Go onto ebay.com and do a search for "Orinoco Gold Cards"
>I can also use the Gold Cards with a PCI adapter on a PC. Go onto
>google and do a search for "pcipc"
>and you will see a pci adapter that will work right out of the box with
>a Orinoco Gold Card plugged in.
>Goto website below and see pci adapter I'm speaking of, there are number
>of pci adapters out there, but you only
>want to get the adapter that has the main chipset of a Texas Instument
>Logo on it , and the crosshatch in where
>the pcmcia card goes. The pci adapters that have a PLX or Ricoh cipset
>won't work in Linux.
Thanks, but is that not the same chipset under the stickers?
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