[oclug] wireless recomendations
wisq-oclug at wisq.net
Tue Sep 13 14:22:44 EDT 2005
On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 04:34:27PM -0400, Allan Mcintosh wrote:
> Apparently madwifi will support the Dink DWL-G520 PCI adaptor. This
> card uses an Atheros chipset, not the Prism chipset, and the Atheros
> chipset does not yet have full support.... which is what the madwifi
> project is working on.
> I wonder how much through put I could get from something still in
> it's infancy. More reading...
Hmm? Atheros-based devices had full support last time I used the
madwifi drivers. madwifi has been around for several years now. I
ran a CardBus D-Link card for a year or so under madwifi.
Mind you, I have no idea what their support for your particular card
is, but madwifi itself is pretty mature (relatively speaking), and is
even now being used as the wireless stack of choice by some other
> Can anyone recomend a 108mbps card?
Only ever seen D-Link doing this. But then, I haven't been in the
market for a new card in a long time. 54 MBps may be a better bet.
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