Wireless NIC recommendation
lars.stokholm at gmail.com
Mon Jan 15 21:13:37 UTC 2007
Lars Stokholm wrote:
> John Nielsen wrote:
>> On Monday 15 January 2007 12:54, Lars Stokholm wrote:
>>> Hi, I hope someone can help me with this, before I go mad (no pun
>>> intended.) :)
>>> I was initially looking for a relatively cheap 54Mbps, 802.11g- and
>>> WPA-capable network card, based on an Atheros chipset, but after
>>> spending the whole of last night looking for one - to no avail - I
>>> gave up.
>>> I'm almost about to conclude that Atheros is not the way to go. So now I
>>> want to know, if anyone can recommend ANY card, being cheap and
>>> supporting the features mentioned above. I don't mind using NDIS, as
>>> long as it works flawlessly. Also it would be good, if the card was a
>>> popular one, so community support is more available.
>> For driver support in FreeBSD, Atheros is definitely the way to go.
>> Have you looked through the listings here?
> Wow, I actually think I found a card there, that is guaranteed to work.
> Is this really the end of all my struggles? :) For only 50 USD. There
> seem to be only one version of the card.
> http://edbpriser.dk/Products/Listprices.asp?ID=38373 (in Danish)
> The two cards /are/ the same, right?
> Also, it says 108Mps? Does it matter that my AP is only 54Mbps?
There's *one* other card on the list that seems perfect for me:
1.0 - I guess that means, that there is only one version. This card is a
little cheaper and also newer. Should I go for this instead?
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