Wireless Internet Recommendation Question

Doug Barton DougB at FreeBSD.org
Sun Apr 20 15:08:10 PDT 2003

On Sun, 20 Apr 2003, Craig St. Jean wrote:

> Hello, I have a desktop PC and like using the USB
> wireless internet devices however they are unsupported
> and unusable to my knowledge in FreeBSD. I have been
> looking at the Linksys WPC11 and the Netgear MA401
> PCMIA cards. If I were to buy one of those, would it
> work with a PCI adapter or ISA adapter (because I do
> not have a PCMIA bus) and if so, which one should I
> buy?

If you want a PCI card, just get the MA 311 from Netgear. It has the same
guts as the MA 401, and works quite well in freebsd. I posted recently on
this, and included information about flashing the firmware in a windows
machine before you install it in freebsd.

Hope this helps,



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