[Nottingham] Mandrake wireless networking

Bob Winter bob.winter at nottingham.ac.uk
Thu Apr 1 00:23:48 BST 2004

I have no experience of those particular cards but am replying on a Tosh Sat 
Pro 4600 running Mdk 9.2 (abortion) using the wireless card which was 
automatically recognised as eth1


On Tuesday 30 Mar 2004 7:23 pm, James Gibbon wrote:
> The imminent arrival of broadband to these parts, about more which in
> another mail probably, is enticing me to consider dipping a toe into the
> inviting waters of wireless networking.
> I'd be particularly interested in hearing how easy or otherwise it is to
> set up - whether it's necessary to download drivers and/or recompile the
> kernel perhaps - particularly under Mandrake 9.2.
> I need to connect two machines at present, a laptop and a desktop
> machine.  I'm considering a Sitecom USB wireless network adaptor for the
> desktop (since the ethernet card will be tied to the ADSL connection),
> and a Binatone wireless PCMCIA card for the laptop - but I don't know if
> these will work out of the box.  All comments, or other recommendations
> are welcome.
> Thanks,
> James
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