[Nottingham] wireless card which works with linux?
Iain.Moppett at nottingham.ac.uk
Mon Feb 20 20:43:57 GMT 2006
Can't say for definite, but have you tried:
Got my desktop card via their recommendations, and works fine.
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iain.moppett at nottingham.ac.uk
>>> john.cremona at gmail.com 02/20/06 8:07 PM >>>
Can anyone recomend a wireless (PCMCIA) card which actually *works*
under linux on a laptop?
I have a cheapo NetVision 802.11b card but have so far failed to get
it to work using any of the following:
1. I found a linux driver for it but that would only allow itself to
be built with 2.4 kernels and I have 2.6 (debian with 2.6.14 to be
2. I tried ndiswrapper and the W*****s driver but it did not work
(kernel module inserts ok but cannot get a response from the card).
3. I tried DriverLoader with the same result as under 2.
I am quite prepared to buy a new card, perhaps an 802.11g one, but
would dearly love to know in advance that it would work, before I did
Hence the call for recommendations and any other relevant experience.
I can give more info about this specific card if wanted.
PS Yes, the card does work in W*XP.
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