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Distribution: anything debian based, long live apt-get
Wireless network cards, recognized out of the box
I have now been through 3 different wireless network cards, and cannot get any of them to run in Knoppix 3.4. I really just want to make the final switch to linux instead of windows, but i cant get an internet connection.
Are there any wireless network cards that are recognized and automaticly configured after its installed?
So far i've tried a Seimans Speedsteam USB adapter, a D-Link PCI wireless adapter, and a Linksys pci wireless adapter with no luck at all.
My laptop has a netgear notebook wireless adapter, and knoppix recognized it the very first time i started the computer with it installed. It worked perfectly, why cant it work on my desktop. Please someone just let me know of any wireless adapters that work right out of the box with no setup required for Knoppix 3.4. Thanx so much.
That's the ultimate list, and heck I maintain our HCL.
Atheros cards are supported, but not by default. Prism2 cards are supported by default. PrismGT and PrismDuet are supported by default in 2.6 kernels. Those are the good ones, avoid pretty much everything else. Well... there's Cisco, they work by default, spot on, but they're expensive.