802.11b with FreeBSD

uidzero uidzero at one-arm.com
Mon Jul 12 10:01:49 PDT 2004

Josh Ockert wrote:

>Does anyone have any suggestions on wireless cards to use with
>FreeBSD? I used to have a USR 2410 but I could never get it to work
>under Linux and I eventually accidentally smashed it in my messenger
>bag. Now I have a WPC11v4 piece of tripe with the Realtek chipset, for
>which Realtek only release drivers for Redhat Linux. But it's flaky
>anyway -- it seems like it's resetting the card every time the
>configuration changes, and it is constantly searching for different
>access points, so I constantly get little bumps in wireless service
>and it often disconnects me from clients requiring persistent
>connections (messenger services, etc) -- so I want to get a new card.
>I'd like to be able to use this card on FreeBSD, because I'd really
>like to ditch Windows.
>I'm looking at a "Cisco Aironet 350 PCM352 Wireless PC Card" on ebay.
>Has anyone ever actually gotten this to work on FreeBSD? What about a
>pre-v4 WPC11? Any success with the D-Link DWL-650 (and if so, any
>chipset or other caveats with that?)?
>Any help would be appreciated.
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On my laptop, I use the D-Link DWL-650 and on my desktop, I use the  
Linksys WPM11.


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