Prism54 Chipsets Supported?

Arne Schwabe arne at
Fri Apr 30 03:09:55 PDT 2004

Patrick Hurrelmann <outi at> writes:

> Hi,
> I am currently using a Dell TrueMobile 1300 (Broadcom) on my Dell
> Latitude D600 Notebook. Thanks to Bill Pauls awesome work it is
> performs very well for daily und "normal" wireless lan usage.
> But i want to run some tools, that are only available fo wi-cards.
> Is Prism54-Chipset already supported? I read something that a driver
> for linux exists on will it make it to freebsd or is
> it highly unlikely?
> Some on the lists posted, that he has replaced his card with an
> ath-based one. Maybe ath is an alternative to wi, but i'd relly prefer
> wi (802.11g or a is a must have).

I think that the prism54 is not support. But Atheros Chips have a/b/g
(They were the first a chipsets)

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