[Wiltshire] Suitable netbooks
Simon Iremonger (wiltslug)
wiltslug at iremonger.me.uk
Mon Feb 13 09:41:56 UTC 2012
> Doing some further reading, it looks like the only problem experienced
> with the NB500s is the WiFi, but reading the Toshiba specs, it seems
> that they have Atheros chips. This old laptop has a WiFi board I bought
> from somebody on ebay, reported as Atheros AR5001X+ by lspci, and it
> "just worked" as soon as I installed it, so maybe there's nothing to
> worry about?
I got the impression/experience Atheros chips are well supported
as clients. Have seen ath5k anh9k drivers...
Getting cards that reliably work as an Access-Point "Master" Mode,
however, is rather more difficult/complicated!
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