From: Liam Bedford (lbedford at domain lbedford.org)
Date: Thu 10 May 2001 - 16:59:06 IST
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 04:42:06PM +0100, brooksp2 came forth with:
> Greetings all !!
> Can anyone tell me anything about wireless LAN drivers under Linux,
depends.. feel like telling us which card it is?
> I have been trying to install a wireless card on my linux box and seem to be
> having problems with the PCMCIA drivers in redhat 7.1
they seem to be a bit iffy, especially if you have a latitude C600/C800..
> Is it alright to uninstall the drivers and use ones developed by David Hinds
generally is okay.. best if you have a good understanding of how it works,
otherwise it can get quite confusing..
and 2.4 and 2.2 call the pcmcia drivers different things :)
you need the kernel source on the machine to make David Hinds' stuff build.
> I would also appreciate any insight into how to set up the card properties
> under linux, such as ESSID and Security and throughput.
couldn't tell you for definite, depends on the model of the card, but
have a look at:
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