[SATLUG] Wifi card recommendation

riugakusei at aim.com riugakusei at aim.com
Sat Dec 15 06:47:39 CST 2007

i have an atheros based card.... i tried on on both Fedora Core 8 and Suse 10.3 works w/ both u just hav to install? madwifi or madwifi-kmp


-----Original Message-----
From: Alex Bartonek <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com>
To: The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List <satlug at satlug.org>
Sent: Fri, 14 Dec 2007 11:37 pm
Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Wifi card recommendation

--- Samuel Leon <leon36 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Anything based on the atheros chipset will work with
> the madwifi drivers 
> out of the box.  However card manufactures change
> their chipsets all the 
> time so you have to watch that.  You just got to
> start digging.
> Best references that I could find:
> http://madwifi.org/wiki/Compatibility

I've heard of madwifi but never used it before.  I
guess by out-of-the-box I meant that it would be
recognized automagically and would work with minimal
effort.  I might just stay w/10.0 SuSE and wait for
Kubuntu to come out w/ KDE 4 that way I can have
something neat to play around with.


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