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Old 08-15-2003, 05:27 PM   #1
Registered: Dec 2002
Location: California
Distribution: Slackware & FreeBSD
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Slackware Linux & Wireless card success

Woohoo! I finally was able to get my Linksys WPC51AB wifi card working with Linux. I'm running Slackware 9.0 - Kernel Version 2.4.20. I got the drivers from the madwifi project that's hosted at sourceforge. I found the drivers because I've always kept an eye out for any changes mentioned in the Linux Wireless HOWTO. Now I don't have a reason to keep using Win on my laptop.

Slackware Linux


Linux Wireless HOWTO

Hopefully someone else will benefit from my findings.

Have fun!
Old 08-31-2003, 10:20 PM   #2
Registered: May 2003
Location: USA
Distribution: FreeBSD and Slackware 10
Posts: 50

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Awesome! It looks as though I have a little bit of work to do........



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