Kevin Philp said:
> Any wifi card recommendations?
I have a Netgear WG511 (T?) PCMCIA card that works fine everywhere in my
two-storey, semi-d. The router is also a Netgear, can't remember the
specifics though. I randomly plucked them off a shelf in Sweden a few
This card is capable of 802.11g but this rate isn't supported under Linux
AFAIK. It uses the Atheros chipset.
I also have a C-Net USB dongle of some kind from komplett that also works
like a charm. Atmel chipset, it only does 802.11b, and I don't think it's
quite as good as the Netgear. Reception is lower and it is marginally
slower at, for example, transferring a kernel source tarball (if I
remember corrctly the numbers were in the region of ~38 seconds as opposed
to ~31 seconds when I did some late-night ad-hoc benchmarking in lieu of
sleep or real work). The PCMCIA card is also a lot more secure in the
slot, if you intend to have it plugged in for long periods and move
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