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Old 04-16-2005, 03:50 PM   #1
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PCI Wifi card

are there any wifi cards that work out of the box on this site:

http www dot expansys dot com/d_wireless dot asp

? I was thinking of getting the DWL-510 one but they made a version 2 of that with a different chipset.

it doesnt have to be wireless-g but it would be nice, any other card that they would sell in dixon/maplin is okay too, and I might consider a USB one but I have no free USB ports on this machine.

i'm using mepis, but i might get another distro soon, like mandrake 10.1 or FC3 or ubuntu

[bah cant post urls cause i'm a ]
Old 04-16-2005, 06:35 PM   #2
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choose something based on the rt2500 chipset. Good perf here, opensource driver and here is a list of cards based on it ...
Old 04-17-2005, 05:50 AM   #3
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open source driver? i thought that was illegal, cause you might do naughty things with it like going on the wrong frequency? anyways me =

i think i found a sitecom one on ebay for 15. the ones on that list arnt exactly easy to find

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