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Old 09-06-2005, 03:13 PM   #1
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How to identify v4 of Linksys wusb54g adapter?


I'm going to buy the wusb54g adapter from linksys. Does anyone know how I can identify version 4? I'm quite sure that v4 has a rt2570 chipset, which should work quite nicely in Linux.

I've searched a bit and visited a local store. I looked all over the shrink wrapped box, but couldn't get any clue on which version it was. It had the S/N written on it. The salesperson didn't want to open the box, and that's quite understandable.
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Probably the only way would be to write down the serial number and ask Linksys. If it isn't printed on the box and the store won't open it, I can't think of any other way. Heck, even if the store would open the box you might not be able to tell without putting it in a machine. Besides, it gives you an opportunity to tell Linksys that if they can't properly mark and support their cards, you won't be a customer.
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Hmm.. sounds like a good idea to write the serial down Think I'm going to give it a try.


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