thinkpad miniPCI wireless B -> G upgrade?
Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Sat Jun 12 23:58:52 GMT 2004
On Sat, 2004-06-12 at 19:49, Jesse Guardiani wrote:
> Has anyone ever tried upgrading their internal 802.11b
> miniPCI card to 802.11g before? Same frequency band, so
> the built-in antennae should work, right?
Yes. Make sure IBM specifies it as a supported card, though; IBM has
checks in the BIOS of many of its Thinkpads to make the machine refuse
to boot ("Unsupported card" error during POST). (You can't upgrade the
wireless miniPCI card in a T30, for example.)
brandon s. allbery [linux,solaris,freebsd,perl] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [WAY too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon univ. KF8NH
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