Netgear WNA1000N USB wlan device

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Thu Nov 10 16:01:58 UTC 2011

On 11/10/11 10:35 AM, Warren Block wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Nov 2011, Glen Barber wrote:
>> Netgear has these neat little USB micro wireless network adapters[1]
>> that one could plug in and forget about without fear of, for example,
>> breaking the device.
>> Said devices are really nice for those of us without supported
>> integrated wireless chipsets, such as those found in late 2010 MacBooks,
>> or anything manufactured by Dell recently...
>> The only problem is that the device itself is not supported.
>> The device appears to have a RealTek RTL8188CUS chipset (vendor 0846,
>> device 9041), which, without knowing much more about the device, I
>> suspect could work with the urtw(4) driver.  However, my feeble attempts
>> at simulating support for the device ended, well, as expected.  :)
> OpenBSD has a urtwn driver.  No idea whether anyone is working on a port.

Ooh, that's good news.  Thanks!

Glen Barber

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