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Old 06-07-2007, 12:56 PM   #1
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Is there a list of auto install wireless nics? Please!!

The listing of accepted wireless nics below was written in 2003 on this site.

Is there an updated list for 2007 and the 64bit world?

No question 64bit is sweet. It is however, not completely supported yet.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

Originally Posted by 2Gnu
Here's a list of cards the latest orinoco_cs driver (0.13e) will recognize out of the gate, although you can add others by modifying the hermes.conf file with information from the cardctl ident command:

# First class of device : Lucent & OEM
card "Orinoco or Intersil Prism 2 Wireless"
card "Lucent Technologies Wavelan/IEEE"
card "Avaya World Card"
card "Cabletron RoamAbout 802.11 DS"
card "ELSA AirLancer MC-11"
card "MELCO WLI-PCM-L11"
# Second class of device : Symbol & OEM
card "LA4111 Spectrum24 Wireless LAN PC Card"
card "3Com AirConnect"
card "Intel PRO/Wireless 2011"
card "Ericsson WLAN Card C11"
card "Nortel Networks e-mobility 802.11 Wireless LAN PC Card"
card "D-Link DWL-650H"
# Third class of device : other Intersil clones
card "Farallon SkyLINE"
card "D-Link DWL-650"
card "SAMSUNG 11Mbps WLAN Card"
card "HyperLink Wireless PC Card 11Mbps"
card "Linksys WPC11 11Mbps 802.11b WLAN Card"
card "Linksys WPC11 11Mbps 802.11b WLAN Card"
card "Linksys CompactFlash Wireless Card"
card "Tekram PCF-200"
card "ACTIONTEC PRISM Wireless LAN PC Card"
card "Zcomax XI-325HP"
card "Microsoft Wireless Notebook Adapter MN-520 1.0.3"
card "Linksys WPC11 Version 3"
card "Netgear MA401RA"
Old 06-08-2007, 11:37 AM   #2
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Old 06-09-2007, 12:10 PM   #3
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I have 18 tabs open Firefox;5 are linux Google

I spend at least 30 minutes checking various options with Google and the Linux forums, etc. before posting a question.
It occured to me after a few days of bumping into brick walls everywhere I turned that perhaps there is a 'list' of 'accepted' opensource 'wireless nics'.
Yes, there is. Unfortunately it has not been updated in over three years.
This is the site:

This is the Linux wlan project...
Hardware Compatibility - UPDATED February 1, 2004
This is why I have posted.

Maybe, everything unfolds on the 'path' as it is supposed to.
This wireless thing with the opensource community is the way life is in general.
"Nothing that is worthwhile in this life comes easy."


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