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Old 02-17-2008, 03:58 AM   #1
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Question Wireless pci w/ native driver?

Is there a pci wireless card (preferably something cheap but not slower than 54g) that has a native Linux driver? I'm looking to get one for my desktop which is currently running Fedora 8 and would prefer if possible for it to have a native driver over madwifi etc

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Look at what you can buy and then look through the HCL section here on the site to see what will run with it. I would say any atheros, rtlink, ipw2200 or ipw3945 would be fine. They change so much it is hard to keep up on them these days. But in Fedora if you go Atheros you will need to install madwifi and blacklist the ath5k module. I not sure on the ralink if Fedora has modules pre built in the kernel. Again easy fix to install needed module using the search tool here to see what it takes to do the job.



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